India-South Africa series to go ahead as scheduled following Mandela`s death
Johannesburg: Soccer, golf and cricket events will go ahead in South Africa this weekend following the death of former president Nelson Mandela, according to reports.
According to Sport24, the second one-day international between South Africa and India will go ahead in Durban on Sunday and will be marked by a tribute to former president Nelson Mandela.
Cricket South Africa confirmed the fixture would be played after discussions with the government following Mandela`s death on Thursday at the age of 95, the report said.
The Nedbank Golf Challenge continued on Friday as large crowds turned out at the Sun City course with spectators in sombre mood along the fairways and greens, the report added.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Ajinkya Rahane to captain India on Zimbabwe tour; Dhoni, Kohli rested
- Shiv Sena slams HC order banning erection of pandals on roads
- Kejriwal's electricity bill exceeds Rs 1 lakh in two months: RTI
- Top leader of NSCN(K) arrested for Manipur attacks by NIA
- Bangladeshi newspaper mocks Indian team with half-shaved heads
- India vs Zimbabwe: Ajinkya Rahane to lead; MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli rested
- Chinese military research academy praises India's main battle tank Arjun, says it's 'very good'
- Gangster Abu Salem ready to tie the knot with girl seeking to marry him
- Vijender Singh brings down curtains on India career, turns professional
- Manipur ambush: Key NSCN(K) leader involved in killing of 18 Army personnel arrested by NIA