World Cup 2023 Points Table: India Trounce Pakistan By Seven Wickets To Clinch Top Spot With Six Points
World Cup 2023 Points Table: India matches New Zealand's six points but takes the lead with a higher NRR after a thrilling victory over Pakistan. Pakistan and South Africa follow with four points apiece.
After a thrilling seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in the group-stage match played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India has taken the top spot on the points table. India and New Zealand have both scored six points, but India's team has a higher Net Run Rate (NRR), hence they are ranked first.
With four points apiece, South Africa and Pakistan are ranked third and fourth on the standings. Notably, Pakistan had not lost in the competition until to their match against India.
India's higher NRR (+1.821) puts them first, with New Zealand trailing closely behind with +1.604 NRR. With two victories in as many games, South Africa has an impressive NRR of +2.360. They are comfortably positioned in third place, while Pakistan, who have won two of their last three games, is in fourth place with a -0.137 NRR.
India continued their incredible World Cup record in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) when they easily defeated Pakistan for the eighth time in a row. India's strong batting order never appeared to be troubled by the task of chasing 192. Captain Rohit Sharma scored an incredible 86 runs in a match. Even though Rohit failed to get two World Cup century in a row against Pakistan, his performance helped Shreyas Iyer construct an innings that took his time and ended up being undefeated at 53.
A crucial turning point in the game occurred when Pakistan, who were in a commanding position at 155/2 in the thirty-first over, allowed themselves to collapse to 191 all out. India demonstrated their supremacy by rising to the top of the table with this victory. In retrospect, Pakistan's score of 280 on the pitch appeared competitive, but they were well short.
Both Bangladesh and England have two points apiece; Bangladesh has a -0.699 NRR while England has +0.553. Afghanistan, Netherlands, Australia, and Sri Lanka are at the bottom of the table with no points because they haven't managed to record a victory.
On Sunday, October 15, England will play Afghanistan in the 13th match of the ODI World Cup 2023 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium (previously Motera Stadium). Following their defeat in their first match, England will be looking to defeat Afghanistan, who have not yet won, with a commanding victory. In addition to winning, England's objective is to raise their net run rate (NRR), which dropped following their opening-match loss to New Zealand.
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