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SOUTH AFRICA TO TAKE CHARGE AGAINST MIGHTY NEW ZEALAND

SOUTH AFRICA TO TAKE CHARGE AGAINST MIGHTY NEW ZEALAND

South Africa and New Zealand are to play a series of test matches at the end of this month.

 

 

Excitement are at it’s height, South Africa tend to welcome their visitors with a blow in the matches but African Past is showing some disrespect to their present capability. They were dented to a loss of series against England in January this year which drowned them to seventh position in ICC rankings in Test format from the first position.

 

August 19 is scheduled to start the first match of two-test series  and for  the Africans they will be playing in their  home-ground for the first time in the month of August. Even they themselves do not know about the prevailing condition of the pitch.

 

Currently as stated earlier, South Africa posess seventh rank in ICC test ranking where as New Zealand stars at fifth.

 

The 15-men squad:

South Africa: Faf du Plessis (capt), Dean Elgar, Stephen Cook, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (wk), Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Dane Piedt, Kagiso Rabada.

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (capt), Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Mark Craig, Matt Henry, Luke Ronchi (wk), Jeet Raval.

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TEST

RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 India 35 4016 115
2 South Africa 33 3712 106
3 Australia 33 3499 106
4 England 45 4722 105
5 New Zealand 23 2354 102
6 Sri Lanka 38 3668 97
7 Pakistan 21 1853 88
8 West Indies 29 2235 77
9 Bangladesh 19 1268 67
10 Zimbabwe 8 12 2

ODI

RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 England 51 6470 127
2 India 49 5973 122
3 New Zealand 41 4602 112
4 South Africa 39 4275 110
5 Pakistan 38 3915 103
6 Australia 37 3699 100
7 Bangladesh 28 2607 93
8 Sri Lanka 50 3872 77
9 West Indies 32 2217 69
10 Afghanistan 32 2053 64
11 Zimbabwe 37 2021 55

T20

RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 Pakistan 30 3972 132
2 India 37 4601 124
2 Australia 21 2570 122
4 England 21 2448 117
5 New Zealand 22 2542 116
6 South Africa 19 2093 110
7 West Indies 21 2219 106
8 Afghanistan 27 2490 92
9 Sri Lanka 28 2451 88
10 Bangladesh 27 2066 77