South Africa and Australia have been great cricketing rivals for decades. Not only do both countries possess the firepower and bench strength to outsmart each other on the cricket field, but there’s also the assurance of showcasing some of the most delightful cricket to millions of people all round the world.
A match between South Africa and Australia is never a dull one. There is always some form of excitement. There have been so many exciting matches over the years.
Great news for Cricket fans! The Aussies have already arrived in South Africa and will be playing in 2 Twenty 20 matches, 3 One Day International matches and 2 test matches in October and November. This tour will see Australia and South Africa facing eachother in matches in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Centurion, Port Elizabeth, Durban and Potchefstroom.
The first Twenty 20 match is played today (the 13th of October 2011) in Cape Town. The Springboks might have lost against Australia are of the 2011 IRB Rugby World Cup tournament, but the Proteas have have the ideal opportunity for some payback! Get behind our boys!
This is the full match schedule for the 2011 Australian Tour of South Africa:
- 13 Oct 2011 – 1st Twenty 20 International – Day / Nite match – Sahara Park Newlands, Cape Town
- 16 Oct 2011 – 2nd Twenty 20 International – Day match – Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
- 19 Oct 2011 – 1st One Day International – Day / Nite match – Supersport Park, Centurion
- 23 Oct 2011 – 2nd One Day International – Day match – Axxess DSL St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
- 28 Oct 2011 – 3rd One Day International – Day / Nite match – Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, Durban
- 1 Nov – 4 Nov 2011 – Tour Match Against South Africa ‘A’ – 4 Day Tour Match – Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
- 9 Nov – 13 Nov 2011 – 1st Test Match – Sahara Park Newlands, Cape Town
- 17 Nov – 21 Nov 2011 – 2nd Test Match – Bidves Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
So, dust off that Protea jersey and support them in these matches over the next 2 months!
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