Arthur wants team to rest instead of playing India-Zimbabwe triangular seriesMarch 25th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Mar.25 (ANI): Proteas coach Mickey Arthur has express his unhappiness over the proposed triangular series with India and Zimbabwe in June.
Arthur said he wants the team to rest and prepare for the Champions Trophy which would be held in South Africa in September.
He said the team needs proper rest between the two mega events, the Twenty 20 World Cup in June and the Champions Trophy, Sports24 reports.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had earlier announced that the triangular series would be played in Zimbabwe. However, South Africa Cricket Association (SACA) Chief Executive Tony Irish said no official assurance has been given as yet.
We have not heard anything officially. Its definitely not part of the international tour programme (FTP), Irish said. (ANI)
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