ABU DHABI: The Proteas men’s team continued their ICC T20 World Cup preparation with a 41-run win over Afghanistan in their first warm-up match at Tolerance Oval on Monday.

The practice and media opportunity schedule for the seven days of the tournament is as follows:

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Rest day. No media opportunity or content.

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Virtual press conference with David Miller at 11:00 GMT+4 (09:00 SAST).

Meeting Link:

Meeting ID: 985 6887 4923
Passcode: Proteas

Warm-up match vs Pakistan in Dubai at 18:00

Thursday, 21 October 2021

Rest Day. No media opportunity, but Cricket South Africa (CSA) will make content available featuring Lungi Ngidi.

Friday, 22 October 2021

Practice at Abu Dhabi Cricket from 18:00-21:00

Pre-match press conference. ICC to share the details.

Saturday, 23 October 2021

ICC T20 World Cup opening match vs Australia at Abu Dhabi at 14:00.

Sunday, 24 October 2021

Rest day.

No media opportunity. No content shared.

Monday, 25 October 2021

Practice at Abu Dhabi from 14:00-17:00.

Pre-Match press conference featuring a member of the team. ICC to share the details.

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

ICC T20 World Cup match vs West Indies in Dubai at 14:00.

*Please note that all times are local times unless specified “SAST.”

*Schedule is subject to change.


Proteas ICC T20 World Cup squad


Temba Bavuma (captain, Imperial Lions), Keshav Maharaj (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper, Momentum Multiply Titans), Bjorn Fortuin (Imperial Lions), Reeza Hendricks (Imperial Lions), Heinrich Klaasen (Momentum Multiply Titans), Aiden Markram (Momentum Multiply Titans), David Miller (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Wiaan Mulder (Imperial Lions), Lungi Ngidi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Anrich Nortje (Warriors), Dwaine Pretorius (North West Dragons), Kagiso Rabada (Imperial Lions), Tabraiz Shamsi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Rassie van der Dussen (Imperial Lions).

Traveling Reserves

Andile Phehlukwayo (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), George Linde (Six Gun Grill Western Province), Lizaad Williams (Momentum Multiply Titans).

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Super 12

23 Oct: Australia v South Africa, Abu Dhabi (14h00)

26 Oct: South Africa v West Indies, Dubai (14h00)

30 Oct: South Africa v A1, Sharjah (14h00)

2 Nov: South Africa v B2, Abu Dhabi (14h00)

6 Nov: England v South Africa, Sharjah (18h00)

10 Nov: Semi-final 1 (A1 v B2), Abu Dhabi (18h00)
11 Nov: Semi-final 2 (B1 v A2), Dubai (18h00)
14 Nov: Final, Dubai (18h00)

*All times are local (GMT+4)


Issued by: Cricket South Africa – Corporate Communications      


Cricket South Africa (CSA), an affiliate of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC), is the national governing body for the sport of cricket in South Africa and administers all aspects of South African cricket, men and women, both in the professional and amateur spheres.