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In a thrilling turn of events, India has surged to the top of the ICC World Cup 2023 points table and is all set to rock the semi-finals at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on November 15. Led by the dynamic Rohit Sharma, the Indian cricket team left fans awestruck with their resounding victory over South Africa, leading to their position at the summit of the tournament.
Semi Final World Cup 2023 Points Table
India’s journey in the World Cup has been nothing short of spectacular. They have emerged victorious in all eight matches, accumulating an impressive 16 points with a net run rate of (+)2.456. What’s more, India is the first team to secure a spot in the semi-finals, adding to the excitement surrounding their performance.
Hot on India’s heels is South Africa, with 12 points, having won six matches and lost two. Their net run rate stands at (+)1.376. To seal their spot in the semis, they must win their upcoming match against Afghanistan on November 10 or rely on the performance of other teams.
Australia is another strong contender with 10 points and a net run rate of (+)0.924. They’ve won five out of seven matches and are gearing up to face Afghanistan on November 7.
New Zealand, led by Tom Latham, occupies the fourth spot, having won four out of eight matches and boasting a net run rate of (+)0.398. Like South Africa, they must secure a victory against Sri Lanka on November 9 and closely monitor the net run rate of other teams.
Pakistan, under the leadership of Babar Azam, is in fifth place. They’ve won four and lost four of their eight matches, with a net run rate of (+)0.036. Their pivotal clash against England on November 11 is a must-win game, and they will continue to keep an eye on net run rates.
Afghanistan, the underdogs of the tournament, are currently in sixth place, with 8 points from 7 matches, winning four and losing three. Although their net run rate is (-)0.330, they have two matches remaining and could shake up the points table, creating a challenging scenario for other teams.
Sri Lanka finds itself in the seventh spot with just 4 points from 7 matches, winning two and losing five. Although their chances of making it to the semi-finals are slim, they may still play spoiler if the table-toppers falter in their matches.
Netherlands has been a surprise package, winning two out of seven matches and accumulating 4 points. Their net run rate is (-)1.398. However, their chances of reaching the semis are almost nonexistent. They will face England on November 8.
Bangladesh, in the ninth position, has managed 2 points from 7 matches, winning one and losing six. They are already out of the semi-finals race but could potentially upset the aspirations of other teams by playing spoiler. Bangladesh faces Sri Lanka on November 6 and Australia on November 11.
Defending champions, England, find themselves at the bottom of the table this year with just 2 points. They won only one match out of 7 and lost 6, with a net run rate of (-)1.504. While they are out of the semi-finals race, they’ll aim to end the tournament on a high note in their upcoming league matches.
India Semi Final World Cup 2023
India’s dominating performance not only secured their semi-final berth but also earned them the top spot in the points table. Even if they lose their next match against the Netherlands on November 12, they will maintain their lead. With 16 points from 8 matches, India’s journey to the semi-finals is secured.
South Africa and Australia are the closest contenders but can only reach a maximum of 14 points. With India set to top the Round Robin stage, they are eagerly awaiting the semi-final clash at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on November 15. India will face the team finishing in the 4th position.
Semi Final World Cup 2023 Tickets
As the excitement builds, cricket fans are eagerly awaiting the semi-finals. Tickets for the event, available through BookMyShow, have already sold out at ₹5,000. For those who couldn’t secure tickets, watching the live action on TV or via live-streaming is the way to go.
Semi Final World Cup 2023 Venue Time Table
The first semi-final on November 15 will feature India at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, facing off against the team that finishes in the 4th position. The second semi-final will follow on November 16 at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, where the second and third-place teams will battle it out.
Final World Cup 2023 Date Venue
The winners of the two semi-finals will compete in the grand finale on November 19 at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, promising an unforgettable climax to the ICC World Cup 2023.
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