Proteas news: Dates, venues confirmed for India T20 series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the venues for the five-match T20I series against South Africa, which is scheduled to be played in June this year.

The series, which will be played after the conclusion of the Indian Premier League (IPL), will be held in Cuttack, Visakhapatnam, Delhi, Rajkot and Chennai.

As per the BCCI website, the series is scheduled to start on 9 June and the fifth and final T20I will be played on 19 June.

The other matches will be played on 12, 14 and 17 June.

The series will be excellent T20 World Cup preparation for India and SA

The series will prove excellent preparation for both sides who will also contest the ICC T20 World Cup, which will be played in Australia in October and November this year.