Sify – [UAE], Dec 9 (ANI): India, who trail South Africa in the ICC One Day International Rankings (ODI), will aim to attain the zenith with Sri Lanka whitewash in the three-match series beginning on Sunday.

Summary

  • [UAE], Dec 9 (ANI): India, who trail South Africa in the ICC One Day International Rankings (ODI), will aim to attain the zenith with Sri Lanka whitewash in the three-match series beginning on Sunday.
  • India are already ranked number one in the Test cricket and are on 120 points in the ODI rankings, only one point behind the Proteas.
  • However, they have to win the following two matches in Mohali and Visakakhapatnam to keep the lead since Sri Lanka are eighth on the table with 83 points.
  • India will slip to 119 points even with a 2-1 win in the ODI series, whereas, eighth-ranked Sri Lanka will remain on 83 points even with a 3-0 loss but can go up to 87 points with a 3-0 series win.
  • India will face Sri Lanka in the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli, who has been rested for the series.


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