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South Africa to play three Tests in India

cricket Updated: Jan 23, 2008 12:39 IST
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Graeme Smith's South Africa will tour India for three Test matches in March-April, the Indian cricket board announced on Wednesday.

The South Africans will arrive in Mumbai on March 18 on the second leg of their South Asian tour after playing two Tests and three one-day internationals in Bangladesh in February-March.

The Indian tour kicks off with a three-day match at the Brabourne stadium in Mumbai from March 20-22, followed by three back-to-back Tests in Chennai, Ahmedabad and Kanpur.

South Africa's itinerary in India:

March 18: Arrival in Mumbai

March 20-22: Three-day match v India 'A' at the Brabourne stadium, Mumbai

March 26-30: First Test, Chennai

April 3-7: Second Test, Ahmedabad

April 11-15: Third Test, Kanpur.