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.
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