ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Points Table: The most anticipated India vs Pakistan fixture has gone the hosts’ way at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Rohit Sharma-led Team India belted Pakistan by seven wickets to bring up their third consecutive victory in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. With the win, India took a leap in the Points Table. This article will lead you through the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Points Table, India moves to TOP of World Cup 2023 Points Table after India vs Pakistan.
It’s now 8-0 in India’s favor as the Men in Blue continue their one-sided dominance over Pakistan in the ODI World Cups. The envious record continues to soar as Team India secures yet another comfortable win over arch-rival Pakistan.
After inviting the visitors to bat first in Ahmedabad, India got off to a decent start with Mohammad Siraj producing the first breakthrough in the eighth over. Abdullah Shafique was dismissed with a total score of 41 runs. A small partnership between Babar Azam and Imam ul Haq began to build, but Hardik Pandya produced a magic delivery in the 13th over to get rid of Imam.
Post the second dismissal, Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam tried to stabilize the innings and were somewhat successful in it. The two batters added 80 runs in the partnership, but after Babar completed his half-century, he was removed by Mohammad Siraj.
Jasprit Bumrah, who was brought back to dismiss Rizwan, did exactly what was expected of him. The ace pacer deceived Rizwan, batting at 49, at a score of 168 runs.
Post Rizwan’s wicket, it was just one-sided traffic from the Indian side as the Indian bowlers rattled through the remaining batting lineup of Pakistan. The entire Pakistani unit was bundled out for a mere 191 runs in 42.5 overs.
The target was comfortable for India and it was always going to be the Indian team that would prevail in such situations. Skipper Rohit Sharma led the chase from the front as he scored a healthy 84 runs in just 63 deliveries. Pakistan had some success as they removed Shubman Gill and Virat Kohli at a score of 16 each, but the target was too easy to put pressure on the Indians.
Shreyas Iyer later scored a half-century to take India home against Pakistan. Team India won the contest by seven wickets at the Narendra Modi Stadium with over 19 overs to spare.
Owing to this massive win at the cricket’s Colosseum, India jumped to the top of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Points Table. Below is the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Points Table, India moves to TOP of World Cup 2023 Points Table after India vs Pakistan.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Points Table
Team India has made a hat-trick of wins early in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. With three wins from three matches, Team India secured six rating points, owing to which they climbed to the top of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Points Table. India is followed by New Zealand with as many points but a slightly lower net run rate.
Meanwhile, Pakistan is placed fourth in the points table with four points after playing out three matches. Their net run rate has taken a hit which has now dipped at -0.137.
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