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Series Scenario: South Africa vs Sri Lanka Test Matches

by Sahir Usman Jul 07, 2018 • 20:57 PM

July 7 (CRICKETNMORE) - South Africa team will play two test matches on the Sri Lanka tour starting from 12th July. 

Sri Lanka take on South Africa in an upcoming two-Test series with important team ranking points at stake, even though the final result will not impact the positions on the points table. 

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If sixth-ranked Sri Lanka are able to pull off a 2-0 victory over second-ranked South Africa, they will go up to 97 points but remain behind England on decimal points. In such a scenario, South Africa will lose six points but remain ahead of third-placed Australia on decimal points. On the other hand, a 2-0 series win for South Africa will help them gain three points but they will still remain 10 points adrift of top-ranked India. 

Series scenarios:

South Africa win 2-0 – South Africa 115 points, Sri Lanka 89 points

South Africa win 1-0 – South Africa 113, Sri Lanka 90

Drawn series – South Africa 110, Sri Lanka 93

Sri Lanka win 1-0 – South Africa 107, Sri Lanka 95

Sri Lanka win 2-0 – South Africa 106, Sri Lanka 97

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