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ODI World Cup 2023 Points Table: New Zealand Back Again On Top, Team India is On number 3, Know Austrlia's Position

ODI World Cup 2023 Points Table: New Zealand Back Again On Top, Team India is On number 3, Know Austrlia's Position
On Friday (October 13), New Zealand defeated Bangladesh by 8 wickets in their third match of the ongoing ICC Men's ODI World Cup 2023. The Kiwis have gone to the top of the 10-team points table after a massive win over the Shakib Al Hasan-led side.

In the 11th match of the ongoing ICC Men's ODI World Cup 2023, New Zealand thrashed Bangladesh by eight wickets on Friday, October 13.

The Black Caps defeated the target of 246 runs in just 42.5 overs for the loss of two wickets, thanks to captain Kane Williamson's 78 (retd) and all-rounder Daryl Mitchell's undefeated 67-ball-89 in a match held at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

After defeating the team captained by Shakib Al Hasan, New Zealand has reclaimed the top spot in the ODI World Cup 2023 points standings. With three straight victories and six points overall, the Kiwis are significantly ahead of the opposition.

India and Pakistan are in third and fourth place, respectively, with the same number of points (4) from the same number of matches (2) played thus far, while South Africa is in second place with four points from two matches.

In the high-stakes game on Saturday (October 14) at Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi Stadium, India and Pakistan will have an opportunity to pass South Africa.

Bangladesh was able to hold onto its No. 6 ranking in the points table in the ODI World Cup this year, even though they had lost their second consecutive encounter. They have a net run rate of -0.699 and two points from three games.

Having played two games, England has two points, placing them in fifth place. In the ODI World Cup 2023, four teams—Afghanistan, the Netherlands, Australia, and Sri Lanka—have not yet won a game.

Points Table ODI World Cup 2023 (At end of 11 matches)

1.    New Zealand    3    3    -    -    -    6    +1.604
2.    South Africa    2    2    -    -    -    4    +2.360
3.    India    2    2    -    -    -    4    +1.500
4.    Pakistan    2    2    -    -    -    4    +0.927
5.    England    2    1    1    -    -    2    +0.553
6.    Bangladesh    3    1    2    -    -    2    -0.699
7.    Sri Lanka    2    -    2    -    -    0    -1.161
8.    Netherlands    2    -    2    -    -    0    -1.800
9.    Australia    2    -    2    -    -    0    -1.846
10.    Afghanistan    2    -    2    -    -    0    -1.907

Most Runs

New Zealand opening batter Devon Conway is leading the race to win the Golden Bat. The left-handed batter who scored unbeaten 152 runs in the tournament opener against England has hammered the highest number of 229 runs in three matches of the ODI World Cup 2023.

The Kiwi star is followed by South Africa’s Quinton de Kock (209 runs), Pakistan’s Muhammad Rizwan (199 runs), Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis (198 runs), and New Zealand’s Rachin Ravindra (183 runs).

Most Wickets

New Zealand all-rounder Mitchell Santner has picked up the highest number of eight wickets in three matches played so far, and he is joined at the top by teammate Matt Henry, who has also gotten rid of eight opposition batters.

India’s Jasprit Bumrah and Pakistan’s Hasan Ali are joint-second with six wickets each to their name, and a total of five bowlers—Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan, South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada, Haris Rauf of Pakistan, Shoriful Islam of Bangladesh, and the Netherlands’ Bas de Leede—have picked five wickets each.

Any team needs to win a minimum of seven matches out of nine in the league stage to be absolutely sure of securing a place in the semifinals of the ongoing ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023.