In an exhilarating conclusion to the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Tremendous League, Pakistan showcased their dominance in varied statistical classes.
Bangladesh’s slim victory over Eire in Chelmsford on Sunday has seen the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Tremendous League come to a completion, with New Zealand topped the general winners of the inaugural competitors.
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The Tremendous League was used as the principle qualifying competitors for this yr’s ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup and the highest eight groups on the finish of the cycle managed to earn their locations at this yr’s 50-over showcase.
The Blackcaps booked their place and completed on high of the standings courtesy of their 16 victories from 24 matches, whereas reigning World Cup champions England had been second with 15 wins from the identical quantity of video games. Bangladesh had been ranked third, whereas India ranked fourth as effectively.
Pakistan was ranked fifth within the competitors as they gained 13 out of the 21 matches. Australia (sixth), Afghanistan (seventh) and South Africa (eight) had been the opposite groups to qualify instantly for the World Cup on the again of the Tremendous League, leaving West Indies, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe and the Netherland as groups becoming a member of Eire within the Qualifier match that commences subsequent month.
Pakistan skipper, Babar Azam, was the main run scorer through the Tremendous League as he scored 1454 runs, together with 9 fifties and 6 lots of with a median of 76.52.
Opening batter, Fakhar Zaman, leads the desk for the best particular person rating within the competitors. The 33-year-old scored 155-ball 193 runs, together with 18 fours and 10 huge sixes, towards South Africa again in 2021.
These 5 backside groups from the Tremendous League will now tackle 5 different nations on the Qualifier, with Nepal, Oman and Scotland incomes their place by means of ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 motion and the US and UAE punching their ticket through the Cricket World Cup Qualifier Play-off.
The Qualifier commences in Zimbabwe on June 18, with the highest two groups claiming the ultimate locations at this yr’s World Cup.