Sourav Ganguly (Photo: PTI)
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said India's tour to South Africa remains on schedule and they're keeping a close watch on the situation surrounding the emergence of the new COVID-19 variant.
There has been growing concern about the spread of the new COVID-19 variant, named Omicron, which was first reported in South Africa. "The tour is on as things stand till now. We still have time to decide.
The first Test is scheduled from December 17. We will ponder about it," Ganguly told reporters on the sidelines of a promotional event. India play the final Test against New Zealand in Mumbai and are scheduled to depart to Johannesburg from there on December 8 or 9 on a chartered flight.
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First Published: Dec 01 2021 | 02:22 AM IST