Pakistan to become No 1 T20 team beating Sri Lanka in series

Pakistan to become No 1 T20 team beating Sri Lanka in seriesDUBAI: As the cricket war starts at Dubai between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, both the teams will also fight for the No. 1 spot in the Twenty20 cricket format.

According to stats available, Green Shirts could clinch the first spot from the Asian Tigers, Sri Lanka, if it wins the series by 2-0.

The win in both the matches will fetch four points for the team elevating it to the top slot in T20 world ranking. Similarly, in winning scenario for Pakistan, Sri Lanka will loss six points to slide down from its current top position.

Both the teams have all geared up to encounter each other at Dubai’s international cricket stadium, the first stair towards the 02 T20, 05 ODIs and 03 test matches series.

Sri Lanka has been enjoying the number one spot since 8th of October 2012 with 129 scores. If Pakistan wins, Sri Lanka will loss six points to 123, while the Green Shirts will get four points to stand at 125.

In this scenario, Pakistan will be number one team in T20 format. India and South Africa are on second and third spot with 123 points each.

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