The series between South Africa and Netherlands is starting on March 31 and IPL-2023 is starting on the same day and the first match is to be played between Gujarat Titans-Chennai Super Kings.
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New Delhi: South Africa have to play ODI series against Netherlands from March 31, which is very important for them in terms of qualification for the ICC ODI World Cup to be held this year. cricket south africa Has announced his team. South Africa has given place to all its veteran players in this team. But the announcement of the South Africa team has definitely worried the IPL teams. IPL is starting from 31 March and from this day the series against Netherlands is also starting. In such a situation, some players of South Africa will be out of the initial matches of IPL.
This series was to be played between South Africa and Netherlands earlier but could not be completed. Only one match of this series was played. The second match will be played on March 31 and the third match on April 2. Only after this the players of South Africa will be able to join the IPL.
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Headache for Gujarat, Punjab
The first match of the IPL is to be held between the current winner Gujarat Titans and the four-time winner Chennai Super Kings. This match will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Gujarat team has veteran South African batsman David Miller, who played a big role in helping the team win the title last year. The second match is between Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders on 1 April. South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is in Punjab. The third match is to be held between Lucknow Supergiants and Delhi Capitals. South African opener Quinton Dickock is in Lucknow while fast bowlers Enrique Norkhia and Lungi Angidi are in Delhi. All of them have got a place in the series against the Netherlands.
SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT 🚨
Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje return to the ODI squad ahead of the Betway ODI series against the Netherlands #SAvNED #BePartOfIt pic.twitter.com/Kvu4CyiSRP
— Proteas Men (@ProteasMenCSA) Mar 27, 2023
As far as there is a possibility that the players of South Africa will reach India on 3rd April and will join their respective IPL teams. Sunrisers Hyderabad will be captained by Aiden Markram and South Africa’s Heinrich Klaasen, Marco Jansen are in this team.
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Cricket South Africa took a tough step
netherlands The series against India is very important for South Africa and therefore Cricket South Africa took strict measures and made it mandatory for its players to play in the Netherlands series so that its players do not go to the IPL during the important series and play for the country.