ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Updated Points Table, Most Runs, Most Wickets, after Match 13 ENG vs AFG
Afghanistan defeated England by 69 runs to register their first win in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
In the 13th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 held in Delhi, Afghanistan emerged victorious against the defending champions, England. England, winning the toss, opted to field first. Afghanistan set a target of 285 runs. The highlight of their innings was Rahmanullah Gurbaz, who played an outstanding knock, scoring 80 runs off 57 balls at a striking rate of 140.35. Contributions from other Afghan batsmen, including Ikram Alikhil, Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman, propelled them to a total of 284 for the loss of 10 wickets in their allotted 50 overs.
In response, England’s batting line-up struggled against Afghanistan’s formidable bowling-attack. Despite the efforts of Harry Brook, who scored 66 runs, and Dawid Malan who scored 32, England were bundled out for 215 in 40.3 overs. Afghanistan’s bowlers, led by Mujeeb Ur Rahman , Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi, proved to be the difference-makers. This historic victory marked Afghanistan’s first win in the tournament and their second-ever win in ICC Cricket World Cup history.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Points Table:
After the 13th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, Afghanistan have successfully defeated England and registered their first win of the tournament. After their win against England, Afghanistan are at sixth position in the points table with 2 points and a NRR of -0.652. While England have lost their second match in this tournament and now stand at fifth position with 2 points and NRR of -0.084. India are the table-toppers, New Zealand, South Africa and Pakistan are the other three in top-four. Sri Lanka, Australia, Netherlands are yet to open their account. While Bangladesh have won only one game out of their three games.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Most Runs
Following 13th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 between England and Afghanistan at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, no changes were seen in the top 5 list of run-scorers.
Pakistan wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan is on the first position with 248 runs. New Zealand opener Devon Conway secures the second position with 229 runs. Indian skipper Rohit Sharma is third on the list with 217 runs to his name. South African wicket-keeper Quinton De Kock with 209 runs in 2 innings is fourth in the list. Sri Lankan Kusal Mendis is 5th in this list with 198 runs in 2 innings.
Top 5 leading run-scorer in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
1. Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan) – 248 Runs
2. Devon Conway (New Zealand) – 229 Runs
3. Rohit Sharma (India) – 217 Runs
4. Quinton De Kock (South Africa) – 209 Runs
5. Kusal Mendis (Sri Lanka) – 198 Runs
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Most Wickets
Following 13th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 between England and Afghanistan at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, no changes were seen in the top 5 list of wicket-takers.
India’s fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah is the leading wicket taker of the tournament with 8 wickets to his name. Mitchell Santner of New Zealand secures the number two spot on the list with 8 wickets in 3 games. New Zealand pacer Matt Henry is third on the list with 8 wickets in 3 matches. Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali is 4th in this list with 7 wickets in 3 games. South African pace bowler Kagiso Rabada is on the fifth position with 5 wickets in 2 games.
Top 5 leading wicket-takers in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
1. Jasprit Bumrah (India) – 8 Wickets
2. Mitchell Santner (New Zealand) – 8 Wickets
3. Matt Henry (New Zealand) – 8 Wickets
4. Hasan Ali (Pakistan) – 7 Wickets
5. Kagiso Rabada (South Africa) – 5 Wickets