South Africa (Points 2; NRR +0.816)
Despite the pounding from England in their opening match, the South African team still sits high above on the points table. They have West Indies and Sri Lanka lined up and will have a very close watch on other matches of the group for further progression.
South Africa vs. West Indies, Nagpur- 25 Mar 2016
South Africa vs. Sri Lanka, Delhi- 28 Mar 2016
- If they win both the matches, their only possibility of getting knocked out is a three-way tie between themselves, West Indies and England and falling behind in net run rate.
- If they beat West Indies and lose to Sri Lanka, they get knocked out if Sri Lanka loses to England and Afghanistan to West Indies and England.
- If they lose to West Indies and prevail over Sri Lanka, they will get eliminated if England wins its matches against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.
- If they lose both matches, they will be eliminated.