world cup 2023 In the 20th match of the tournament, the South African team has created a stir by defeating the defending champion England by a record 229 runs. After which there has been a big change in the points table also. The South African team has reached third place by winning three out of four matches, while England has suffered heavy losses. Let us see who is sitting where in the points table.
South Africa is at number three after defeating England
With an explosive 229-run win over England, the South African team has rapidly reached number three in the points table of the World Cup 2023. After three wins out of four, South Africa has 6 points. But their net run rate +2.212 is better than all the teams. South Africa, infamous as chokers, has won all the matches in the current World Cup so far, and has won all of them by huge margins. Sri Lanka was defeated by 102 runs, while Australia was also defeated by a record 134 runs.
England falls to ninth place after losing to South Africa
Defending champion England has suffered the biggest loss by losing to South Africa. After slipping from fifth place, it has now directly reached number 9. The England team has been able to win only one match so far. He has only two points and the net run rate is -1.248. England is currently ahead only of Afghanistan. Afghanistan has two points and its net run rate is -1.250.
New Zealand and India are leading the points table
The teams of New Zealand and India are leading the points table with 8 points after winning four matches each. However, on the basis of net run rate, New Zealand remains at number one ahead of India. New Zealand has 8 points and net run rate is +1.923. While India also has 8 points, but the net run rate is +1.659.
Australia’s big leap by defeating Pakistan
By defeating Pakistan, the Australian team has taken a huge leap in the points table. The Australian team had once reached the last position in the points table after losing to India and South Africa, but after defeating Sri Lanka by 5 wickets and Pakistan by 62 runs, the Australian team has now reached the fourth position with 4 points. Australia’s net run rate is -0.193. On the other hand, Pakistan lost one place and has now reached fifth position with 4 points. His net run rate is -0.456.
Sri Lankan team also made a jump after defeating Netherlands
While the Sri Lankan team opened its account in the World Cup by defeating the Netherlands by 5 wickets, it has also made a huge leap in the points table. The Sri Lankan team, which was at the last position, has now reached number 8. Sri Lanka has two points and -1.048 net run rate. On the other hand, even after the defeat against Sri Lanka, Netherlands is ahead of them at number 7. He also has two points, but the net run rate is -0.790. Bangladesh team is currently at number 6. He has 2 points and net run rate is -0.784.