The tour includes three Assessments, three ODIs and 4 T20 Internationals and is scheduled to start out on December 17 at Johannesburg.
The gamers will stay in a water-tight atmosphere through the close to seven-week tour.
“We’re going to South Africa and that is confirmed,” a senior BCCI official, aware of growth, advised PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
It’s understood that the stamp of approval might be given by the overall physique throughout Saturday’s BCCI AGM as India’s FTP tour is among the subjects on the agenda.
The Indian crew would possibly depart a bit late fairly than the scheduled departure instantly after the house sequence in opposition to New Zealand.
The matches are prone to be held behind closed doorways however for Cricket South Africa, their monetary well being depends upon the India crew’s go to as multi-million greenback TV rights are at stake.
For the BCCI, one of many largest positives has been India A crew’s ongoing tour of South Africa, the place they’re engaged in a three-match Take a look at sequence.
“The knowledge we obtained is that the bio-bubble created by CSA is protected and secured. Additionally there hasn’t been plenty of information obtainable as of now as to how extreme and detrimental it may very well be. Additionally we now have not obtained any communication from the federal government on not going forward with the tour.
“The crew will enter the bubble shortly and journey by a constitution flight. Even when there’s a delay, it will likely be bubble to bubble switch and therefore no arduous quarantine might be required,” the supply stated.
Nevertheless the difficulty that BCCI should cope with is what occurs to the squad on their return from South Africa. The Indian authorities has particular guidelines for passengers getting back from the Rainbow Nation.
Rahane’s Take a look at Vice-captaincy could also be in jeopardy
Ajinkya Rahane’s poor run of kind which noticed him getting dropped from the Take a look at XI in opposition to New Zealand in Mumbai additionally places his vice-captaincy doubtful.
As soon as KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma come again into the sector and Virat Kohli already again and Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal all amongst runs, Rahane now not stays an automated selection.
There’s each likelihood that he won’t get a begin in South Africa even when he makes the reduce. On this state of affairs, the vice-captaincy candidates are white ball skipper Rohit Sharma and his T20 deputy KL Rahul, who are actually automated decisions.
CVC Capital set to get IPL nod
It’s understood that BCCI will give the letter of intent to CVC Capital which efficiently bid for the Ahmedabad franchise. The BCCI had saved their letter of intent on maintain after it was discovered that they’re into the enterprise of sports activities betting in another nations.