LAHORE - The ICC has announced the schedule of warm-up matches to be played in the lead-up to the ICC Champions Trophy to be staged at The Wanderers and Centurion from September 22 to October 5. The matches will be played on September 18 and 20 in Potchefstroom, Benoni and Pretoria. In line with previous ICC events none of these matches will carry official ODI status. On September 18, South Africa takes on the West Indies in Potchefstroom and Pakistan faces South Asian rival Sri Lanka at Willowmoore Park, Benoni. Both the matches will be day/night fixtures and will start at 1430 (SA time). In the other match of the day, which will start at 0930 (SA time), New Zealand plays the Warriors (Eastern Cape franchise team of Cricket South Africa) at LC de Villiers Oval, University of Pretoria. On September 20, India plays New Zealand in Potchefstroom and Pakistan takes on the Warriors at Willowmoore Park in two day/night fixtures while Sri Lanka meets the West Indies in a day game at LC de Villiers Oval. After the warm-up matches, the captains of the participating teams will hold press conferences. India and Pakistan captains will hold their arrival press conferences on September 19 while England and Australia, who arrive in Johannesburg on 22 September after finishing their seven-match series on 20 September, will hold their captains' arrival pressers on 23 September. The trophy itself, which will be presented to the winning team on October 5, will be present at each media conference. In addition to the captains' pre-tournament press conferences, hour-long open media sessions will also be staged at the Sandton Sun hotel in Johannesburg on 19 and 23 September in which every team is expected to make three players available for interviews. Warm-up matches Friday, 18 Sep - South Africa v West Indies (d/n), Potchefstroom Friday, 18 Sep - Pakistan v Sri Lanka (d/n), Willowmoore Park, Benoni Friday, 18 Sep - New Zealand v Warriors (d), LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria Sunday, 20 Sep - New Zealand v India (d/n), Potchefstroom Sunday, 20 Sep - Pakistan v Warriors (d/n), Willowmoore Park, Benoni Sunday, 20 Sep - Sri Lanka v West Indies (d), LC de Villiers Oval, Pretoria