SA aim top ODI spot clean sweeping Bangladesh

SA aim top ODI spot clean sweeping Bangladesh With the three match one day international series looming up within two days from now on, South Africa is hovering around to claim the number one spot in International Cricket Council ranking. The Proteas would move to the top spot if they could sweep Bangladesh in all matches of the series.

South Africa is now standing at number two, one point less than the top claimer India, who, dodged the Proteas from the top spot last month, beating Australia 4-1 in the five match ODI series.

However, the Proteas will go ahead of India with decimal fraction of points with a 2-0 lead in the 3 match series and would gather 121 points in case of 3-0.

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The first match of the three match one day international series between Bangladesh and South Africa will start on October 15 at the Diamond Oval, Kimberly.

Boland Park will feature the second ODI on 18th of October while the third and last ODI will take place on 22nd of October at the Buffalo Park.

The three match ODI series will be followed by a two match T20I series between the two teams.