Sri Lanka secured a convincing eight-wicket victory over England in ODI World Cup 2023. This win propelled Sri Lanka to the fifth position in the Points Table for the ODI World Cup 2023. On the other hand, England’s struggles continued as they suffered their fourth defeat in the tournament. As a result, England now finds themselves in the ninth position on the World Cup 2023 Points Table, having accumulated only two points. Their chances of making it to the semi-finals appear quite slim, and it would require an extraordinary turn of events to revive their hopes in this competition.
In the match, England batted first and had a difficult outing, managing to score only 156 runs before getting all out in just 32.2 overs. Ben Stokes was the top run-scorer for England, contributing 42 runs to the team’s total. Sri Lanka’s bowlers put up an impressive performance, with Lahiru Kumara taking three wickets, and Kasun Rajitha and Angelo Mathews claiming two wickets each.
England’s modest target of 156 runs proved insufficient as Sri Lanka chased it down successfully. They secured a crucial eight-wicket victory, keeping their hopes alive for a semi-final berth in the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023. Sri Lanka’s current position in the Points Table is fifth, with four points and a net run rate of -0.205.
England, Bangladesh, and the Netherlands are on the verge of Elimination:
In the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 Points Table, Team India is currently leading the pack, holding the first position with ten points. South Africa and New Zealand follow closely in the second and third positions, each with eight points.
Unfortunately, for the defending champions, England, their hopes for reaching the semi-finals have significantly diminished after their loss to Sri Lanka. They are now in ninth place in the Points Table with only two points. Bangladesh and Netherlands also find themselves in a challenging position, having lost four matches and holding poor net run rates, which has affected their standings in the tournament.
ICC World Cup 2023 Most Runs:
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ICC World Cup 2023 Most Wickets:
ICC World Cup 2023 Points Table