But still there are lots of challenges in front of Indian Players. Still they have to play 5 ODIs and one T20 international match in stadiums of South Africa. The only Twenty 20 match that they will play is on 9th of Jan, Sunday. And after that, the ODI series will start from 12th January and will last till 23rd January. The star batsman Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar will be the attraction of this match.
2nd T20 international match for Sachin
It is great news for Tendulkar’s fans that now they can see their star player playing 20 Twenty International cricket again. There was a great demand by Indian cricket fans for him to play 20-20 match. And now, he will play the second match of his career. He had played his previous match in 2006 against South Africa in Johannesburg in which he was able to score only 10 runs. Also, there is one wicket on his name in T20 match in which he gave 12 runs in the over.
So, now Indian fans are waiting for One Day series. It should be noted here that the previous record of India is not so good.India has played 20-ODI matches so far in South Africa and out of which,India has only won 3 matches and lost 16.
Schedule of T20 Cricket in South Africa
1st Twenty 20 match – Durban – 9 Jan 2011
Schedule of ODI Series in South Africa
1st ODI match – Durban (Kingsmead) – 12 Jan 2011
2nd ODI – Johannesburg on 15Jan
3rd ODI Match in Cape Town – 18 January
4th ODI will be in Port Elizabeth and it would be on 21 Jan
5th ODI Match – Centurion – 23 January