Updated Points Table: Pakistan Hopes Again After South Africa’s Win Against NZ

South Africa has catapulted to the top of the points table in the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023 with a resounding victory over New Zealand by a staggering margin of 190 runs. This impressive win has not only solidified South Africa’s position at the top …

South Africa has catapulted to the top of the points table in the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023 with a resounding victory over New Zealand by a staggering margin of 190 runs. This impressive win has not only solidified South Africa’s position at the top but has also ignited new hope for Pakistan’s ambitions of clinching a spot in the top four.

South Africa holds the leading position, having won seven out of their six matches with 12 points and a formidable net run rate of 2.290. Meanwhile, India stands at the second position with an equally impressive record, having secured a perfect score of 12 points with a net run rate of 1.405. Australia is in third place, while New Zealand, despite a setback against South Africa, still clings to the fourth spot.

Pakistan, currently seated in fifth place, finds itself within striking distance of the top four. Their fate depends on both New Zealand’s performance and Pakistan’s ability to win all their upcoming matches. Hence, the crucial clash between Pakistan and New Zealand on November 4th promises to be a game-changer in this intense tournament, which the cricket fans are eagerly looking forward to.

Team Matches Won Lost Points NRR

South Africa 7 6 1 12 2.290

India 6 6 0 12 1.405

Australia 6 4 2 8 0.970

New Zealand 7 4 3 8 0.484

Pakistan 7 3 4 6 -0.024

Afghanistan 6 3 3 6 -0.718

Sri Lanka 6 2 4 4 -0.275

Netherlands 6 2 4 4 -1.277

Bangladesh 7 1 6 2 -1.446

England 6 1 5 2 -1.652

Source: Pro Pakistani