South Africa’s captain Faf du Plessis says his squad compared to previous tournaments are a lot younger and with those new faces come exciting opportunities. Agence France-Presse
South Africa’s 2019/20 home fixtures: England tour
December: 17-18 Invitation XI, Benoni, 20-22 South Africa A, Benoni, 26-30 First Test, Centurion
January: 3-7 Second Test, Cape Town, 16-20 Third Test, Port Elizabeth, 24-28 Fourth Test, Johannesburg, 31 SA Invitation XI, Paarl
February: 1 Invitation XI, Paarl, 4 First one-day international, Cape Town, 7 Second one-day international, Durban, 9 Third one-day international, Johannesburg, 12 First Twenty20 international, East London, 14 Second Twenty20 international, Durban, 16 Third Twenty20 international, Centurion
Sri Lanka started the tournament as rank outsiders and finished sixth of the nine teams, registering one of their three wins against the world's top-ranked one-day international side and hosts England.
A throw to the stumps deflected off the bat of a diving Ben Stokes as he tried to complete a second run and raced to the boundary, with Sri Lankan umpire Kumar Dharmasena awarding six.
Sarfaraz Ahmed's side needed to smash the world record for margin of victory in a one-day international but, after winning the toss at Lord's, they failed to muster enough runs to give them a chance.
Bangladesh must be all out for seven or lower if Pakistan are to deny New Zealand a place in the semi-finals alongside Australia, India and England.
The broadcaster said their decision would "ensure as wide an audience as possible is able to watch the game."
England have qualified for the semi-finals and will meet either India or Australia on Thursday July 11. The final is at Lord's on July 14.
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