India will take on South Africa in a T20 international at the Barsapara cricket stadium in Guwahati on October 2.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on August 3 announced the schedule for the upcoming Paytm Australia and South Africa’s tour of India.
India’s international home season 2022-23 will commence with a three-match T20I series against Australia in September and will be followed by a three-match T20I and ODI series against South Africa.
Earlier, reports indicated that the Barsapara cricket stadium in Guwahati will host the South Africa T20I on October 1.
The BCCI press release on August 3 confirmed Barsapara stadium in Guwahati as one of the hosts for the much-awaited T20I series which will be played just ahead of the T20 World Cup in Australia.
The Indian cricket board announced that Mohali will host the first T20I against Australia with Nagpur and Hyderabad hosting the second and third respectively. The home series against South Africa will begin in Thiruvananthapuram. The second T20I will be played on October 2, Gandhi Jayanti, to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Guwahati, followed by the last T20I at Indore.
The action will then shift to Lucknow on 6th October where the ODI series will get underway. Ranchi and Delhi will host the second and third ODI respectively.
Earlier in January 2020, India was scheduled to play at Barsapara stadium against Sri Lanka in a T20I match which was abandoned due to rain and poor playing conditions.