Cricket: South Africa to play three Tests against Pakistan& two against Sri Lanka in 1998

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South Africa are scheduled to play three Tests against Pakistan and two against Sri Lanka in 1998. They will also play a series of one- day internationals in a triangular tournament involving both Pakistan and Sri Lanka in April of 1998.

SOUTH AFRICA TEST ITINERARY (v Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and Triangular series, Jan-April 1998): 29 Jan Pakistan v Nicky Oppenheimer XI (Randjesfontein); 31 Jan-3 Feb Pakistan v Griqualand West (Kimberley); 6-9 Feb Pakistan v Border (East London); 13-17 Feb FIRST TEST: Pakistan v South Africa (Johannesburg); 20-23 Feb Pakistan v Free State (Bloemfontein); 26 Feb- 2 March SECOND TEST: Pakistan v South Africa (Durban); 6-10 March THIRD TEST: Pakistan v South Africa (Port Elizabeth); 7-9 March Sri Lanka v Transvaal (Johannesburg); 11 March Sri Lanka v North West (Fochville); 14-16 March Sri Lanka v Boland (Paarl); 19-23 March FIRST TEST: Sri Lanka v South Africa (Cape Town); 27-31 March SECOND TEST: Sri Lanka v South Africa (Centurion). TRIANGULAR SERIES: 3 April South Africa v Pakistan (Durban); 5 April South Africa v Sri Lanka (Johannesburg); 7 April Sri Lanka v Pakistan (Kimberley); 9 April Sri Lanka v Pakistan (Paarl); 11 April South Africa v Pakistan (East London); 13 April South Africa v Sri Lanka (Port Elizabeth); 15 April Sri Lanka v Pakistan (Benoni); 17 April South Africa v Pakistan (Centurion); 19 April South Africa v Sri Lanka (Bloemfontein); 22 April Final (Cape Town); 23 April Final (alternate day).

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