England vs South Africa cricket : England tour to South Africa 2020 gets go-ahead from South African sports ministry

Alley Sport is here to bring you all the updates on England vs South Africa cricket. After all the speculations going around South African cricket board, it will be a relief for the players and the fans in the country as South African Sports ministry approves the England tour to get going.  

England vs South Africa cricket to get underway

The South African Sports ministry have agreed for the upcoming white ball series against England to get underway on November 27. Cricket South Africa and Sports Ministry have had a lot of controversies going around with the sports ministry involving in the matters that has to be taken by the board. On a large part, this series might just be the opening that the CSA board needs regarding the administrative issues that has taken over.

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As per the reports, The Sports minister Nathi Mthethwa might just use the National Sports and Recreation at CSA which could include withdrawing funding and stripping them of their status as a nationally representative body if the members’ council does not recognize the interim board.

First series for South Africa after lockdown with many to come

It has been seven months already since the last series the South African team had played and it will be a tough one too against the World Cup holders. The England vs South Africa cricket is set to take place only for the players and the fans since the drama around the cricket board has not been cleared yet as stated by the reports.

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South Africa have a major task in 2021 when they host the likes of Sri Lanka, Australia, and Pakistan and these series might only get the nod if the conundrum gets over soon. South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) had asked for the CSA board and executive to step aside until an inquiry gets conducted.

The England team are set to travel to South Africa later today and on reaching South Africa, they will go on a 10 day quarantine with the bio bubble restrictions still being implemented on the players.

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