November 28, 2020

AfricaTopForum

AfricaTopForum – News Around Africa

Watch | England arrive in SA for Proteas series, Ben Stokes has Covid-19 test

2 min read

The England cricket team has arrived in South Africa for their short white-ball tour against the Proteas.

And in some good Covid-19 news, the tourists have confirmed that the squad has returned negative tests for the coronavirus.

The 23-man strong England squad had their first training session at Newlands on Wednesday ahead of their three T20s and three ODIs against the Proteas between November and to December 9.

Newlands will host four of the matches, while the remaining two will be held at Boland Park in Paarl.

England will quarantine at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands for the next 10 days.

All matches will be closed to the public.

Meanwhile, the Proteas who will also quarantine in the Mother City, met up on Wednesday for the first time as well.

England T20 squad

Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood

England ODI squad

Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Lewis Gregory, Liam Livingstone, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Olly Stone, Reece Topley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood

England in SA tour itinerary

Friday, November 27, 1st T20, Newlands – 18:00

Sunday, November 29, 2nd T20, Boland Park – 14:30

Tuesday, December 1, 3rd T20, Newlands – 18:00

Friday, December 4, 1st ODI, Newlands – 13:00

Sunday, December 6, 2nd ODI, Boland Park – 10:00

Wednesday, December 9, 3rd ODI, Newlands – 13:00