The Pakistan tour of South Africa 2013 starts from Friday February 1st and ends on Sunday March 24. The Pakistan-South Africa bilateral series is a part of the Future Cricket Tour Programs (FTP) which has been preparted by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Pakistan vs South Africa 2013 schedule is also announced which will feature three Test matches, five one day internationals and two T20I matches.
The series mark first major international tournament of Pakistan against South Africa after T20 World Cup in Sep-Oct 2012. The series is also seen to have set a mode for the announced T20 league in Pakistan "Pakistan premier league" which is set to kick off after South Africa tour.
Pakistan will play a practice match before the official series kicks off on Feb 1. They will play the first practice match at Buffalo Park, East London against South African Invitation XI. The practice match will be followed by 3 test matches which will then followed by 2 T20 matches and 5 one-day internationals.