Five matches have been played in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 with West Indies on top and Pakistan in last place in the points table.
Lets have an overview of all matches:
1st Match: England vs SA
In the opener match of 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, England had beat South Africa by 104 runs after setting victory target of 312 runs at London. Earlier
2nd Match: Pak vs WI
In Pakistan’s cricket team’s disastrous start, Pakistan was skittled out for 105 in 21.4 overs in the second match of the Cricket World Cup at Trent Bridge. Pakistan lost to West Indies in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, in a match which saw the team record its second-lowest score of 105 in tournament history. Pakistan’s lowest total of 74 was during the 1992 World Cup against England. This is also Pakistan’s lowest total against West Indies in the World Cup. Previous was 160 back in 2015.
3rd Match: SL vs NZ
In the third match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Cardiff, New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by ten wickets. Batting first, Sri-Lanka set a victory target of 137 runs. In reply, New-Zealand achieved the target in 16.1 overs for nil.
4th Match: Afghanistan vs Australia
David Warner led holders Australia to a routine seven-wicket win against Afghanistan with an unbeaten 89 at the start of their World Cup defence. Chasing a below-par 208, Warner steered his side to victory with 91 balls to spare after captain Aaron Finch helped set the tone with 66 off 49.
Pat Cummins and Adam Zampa took three wickets apiece as Afghanistan were bowled out for just 207. Najibullah Zadran (51) impressed, however, with some powerful strokeplay.
5th Match: Bangladesh vs South Africa
Bangladesh stunned South Africa to start their World Cup campaign with a fine 21-run victory at The Oval. Bangladesh made 330-6 – their highest one-day total – with Mushfiqur Rahim scoring 78 and Shakib Al Hasan 75 in front of a passionate crowd strongly in their favour.
Chasing a victory target of 331 runs set by Bangladesh, South Africa could only score 309 for 8 wickets in stipulated 50 overs.
Here’s the points table after five matches of the tournament:
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14 September, 2019