South Africa news: South Africa replace Boxing Day Test with T20 | South Africa Cricket News | ESPN CricinfoSouth Africa have not scheduled the traditional Boxing Day Test for the 2012-13 season, and will instead play a Twenty20 against New Zealand on December 26 this year. A Cricket South Africa release on Tuesday said that New Zealand's tour of South Africa will begin with three Twenty20s, followed by two Tests - the first being the traditional New Year's Test in Cape Town - and three ODIs.
After New Zealand, Pakistan will tour South Africa between January 25 and March 24, for three Tests, two Twenty20s and five ODIs.
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Cricket South Africa has released its schedule for next season, NZ is only getting two Tests, and the traditional Boxing Day Test has been scrapped. Durban doesn't even host a Test match this upcoming season, probably the first time that has happened since isolation ended.
What a load of nonsense, it is actually obscene.