Cape Town — SA finished their one-day series against Sri Lanka with a clear idea of the team and the tactics they will use in the upcoming Cricket World Cup. Sri Lanka, after their fourth 5-0 series defeat in less than two years, appear to be in disarray. SA captain Faf du Plessis said after the fifth match on Saturday night that he is “98 to 99 percent” sure who will go to England. He said the “one or two percent” is to allow for “guys who are really red hot or striking good form”. Sri Lankan captain Lasith Malinga said form in a forthcoming domestic tournament will be important, while he expects experienced players such as Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal — who did not play in SA — to be in contention. Du Plessis indicated that SA are pinning their hopes on a potent bowling line-up to win matches, even if means that the team might have a lengthy tail. SA’s fast bowlers, backed by leg-spinner Imran Tahir, dominated the Sri Lankan batsmen, who were unable to bat out a full 50 ove...

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