world cup 2023 A total of 15 matches have been played so far in (World Cup 2023). In which all the teams except South Africa and Netherlands have played three matches each. In the match played at Ekana Stadium on Monday, Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 5 wickets and registered its first win in the World Cup. With this, the Australian team, which was at the last position in the points table, has taken a huge leap.
Australia takes huge leap in points table with big win over Sri Lanka
In the match played on Monday, Australia first all out Sri Lanka for 209 runs in 43.3 overs, then won the match by scoring 215 runs losing only five wickets in 35.2 overs. After this first win, Australia has reached 8th position in the points table. Whereas after losing three consecutive matches, the Sri Lankan team has reached number 9. Australia has two points and -0.734 net run rate. Whereas Sri Lanka’s net run rate is -1.532.
India on top after winning three consecutive matches
The Indian team is currently on top in the points table. India has won all its three matches. In the first match, Sri Lanka was defeated by 6 wickets, and in the second match, a resounding victory over Afghanistan by 8 wickets was recorded. India in the third match Pakistan Crushed India by 7 wickets and reached number one. India has 6 points and net run rate is +1.821.
New Zealand team at number two
After winning three consecutive matches, the New Zealand team remains at second position in the points table. New Zealand also has 6 points, but the net run rate is slightly less than India i.e. +1.604. South Africa’s team remains at third position after registering resounding wins in two consecutive matches. Africa has 4 points and has the best net run rate (+2.360).
Pakistan suffers big loss in points table after losing to India
Pakistan team had made a great start in the World Cup by winning two consecutive matches and reached the second position in the points table. But after the shameful defeat from India, it has now reached fourth place. Pakistan has 4 points and its net run rate is -0.137.
England at 5th and Afghanistan at 6th
After only one win in three matches, defending champion England has reached 5th place in the points table. In the last match, Afghanistan had caused a big upset by defeating them by 69 runs. England have 2 points and -0.084 net run rate. Whereas after registering the first win in the tournament by defeating England, Afghanistan team occupied 6th position. Afghanistan also has two points and its net run rate is -0.652. Bangladesh team has reached number 7 in the points table. He has two points and the net run rate is -0.699. They won against Afghanistan by 6 wickets, but in the second match, England defeated them by 137 runs and in the third match, New Zealand defeated them by 8 wickets.
Netherlands team is in last place
The Netherlands team has not yet opened its winning account in the World Cup. He has had to face defeat in both the matches. In the first match, Pakistan defeated them by 81 runs, while in the second match New Zealand defeated them by 99 runs.