South Africa Tour of West Indies 2024 – Full Schedule

The South African cricket team sets sail for the West Indies in July 2024 for a much-anticipated tour. This multi-format series promises a thrilling battle between two cricketing giants, with test matches showcasing the timeless art of red-ball cricket and T20Is providing explosive bursts of Twenty20 action.

A Four-Day Warm-Up Match

The tour kicks off on July 31st with a four-day warm-up match at the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad. This match will be a valuable opportunity for both teams to get accustomed to the Caribbean conditions and finalize their strategies. South Africa will be looking to test their combinations and find the right rhythm before the crucial Test matches.

Two-Match Test Series

The centerpiece of the tour is the two-match Test series, scheduled to begin on August 7th. The first Test will be held at the historic Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad, while the second Test will take place at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. These matches will be a true test of skill and temperament for both sides, with the home team, West Indies, aiming to use their familiarity with the pitches to their advantage.

  • Aug 07, Wed – Aug 11, Sun – West Indies vs South Africa, 1st Test, Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • Aug 15, Thu – May 19, Sun – West Indies vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Providence Stadium, Guyana

Three-Match T20I Series

Following the Test series, the excitement shifts to the shorter format as the teams clash in a three-match T20I series. All three matches will be played under the lights at the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad, starting on August 23rd. This series promises high-scoring encounters with explosive batting displays and nail-biting finishes, keeping fans on the edge of their seats.

  • Aug 23, Fri- West Indies vs South Africa, 1st T20I – Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad
  • Aug 24, Sat – West Indies vs South Africa, 2nd T20I – Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad
  • Aug 27, Tue – West Indies vs South Africa, 3rd T20I – Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad

Broadcasting Details and Local Timings

While specific broadcasting details haven’t been confirmed yet, fans can expect the matches to be televised globally. All matches are scheduled to start at 2:00 PM GMT (10:00 AM Local Time) for the warm-up match and Test series, while the T20Is will begin at 7:00 PM GMT (3:00 PM Local Time).

The South Africa tour of West Indies promises to be a captivating cricketing spectacle. With both teams boasting exceptional talent, fans can gear up for a summer filled with competitive cricket and captivating moments.

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