ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Points Table, Most Runs, Most Wickets after Match 40, ENG vs NED
England defeated Netherlands by 160 runs in match No. 40 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
England have finally ended their losing streak in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Defending champions England have defeated Netherlands by 160 runs at MCA Stadium in Pune. This is England’s only second victory in the tournament. England all-rounders Ben Stokes (108) and Dawid Malan had a wonderful day with the bat to put England above 300 runs total only for the second time in the tournament. England, after a great top-order beginning, had a poor middle-order performance. Harry Brook (11), Jos Buttler (5), and Moeen Ali (4) perished in quick succession. Aryan Dutt bowled a magnificent spell in the middle overs against English batters.
England were 192 for 6 in the 35th over, but Ben Stokes stitched a magnificent partnership for the 7th wicket along with Chris Woakes (51). They added 129 runs and took England’s total above 300. England posted 339 runs on the board after Ben Stokes’ maiden World Cup century. Chasing the total, Netherlands were not able to put up any challenge against English pacers. Teja Nidamanuru (41) was the top-scorer for Netherlands. Moeen Ali (3 wickets) and Adil Rashid (3 wickets) were among the wickets. England will be taking on Pakistan in Kolkata on Saturday, while Netherlands will play against India in Bengaluru on Sunday.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Points Table :
England, after a long losing streak, have finally managed to add two points to their tally and have jumped to the 7th spot in the points table with 4 points. England have gotten their second win in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 after losing five consecutive league encounters. England after 8 games have a NRR of -0.885. England will play against Pakistan for the ICC Champions Trophy 2025 qualification at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Saturday. Netherlands have gone to the bottom of the table with two wins and 4 points in 8 games with NRR of -1.635. Netherlands will be playing against India in their final league game on Sunday in Bengaluru. India, Australia, and South Africa have secured their respective places in the semi-finals round.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Most Runs
The leading run-scorer list didn’t see any changes after match number 40 between England and Netherlands. South African wicket-keeper batter Quinton De Kock is currently the leading run-scorer of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 with 550 runs in 8 innings. Indian batting maestro Virat Kohli is second and not far from Quinton De Kock’s total. Virat Kohli has 543 runs in 8 innings in this tournament. New Zealand all-rounder Rachin Ravindra is 3rd in the table with 523 runs in 8 innings. Ravindra has scored three centuries in the mega event. Australian opener David Warner is 4th on the list with 446 runs and 2 centuries. Indian captain Rohit Sharma is fifth with 442 runs in 8 innings.
Top 5 leading run-scorer in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
1. Quinton De Kock (South Africa) – 550 Runs
2. Virat Kohli (India) – 543 Runs
3. Rachin Ravindra (New Zealand) – 523 Runs
4. David Warner (Australia) – 446 Runs
5. Rohit Sharma (India) – 442 Runs
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Most Wickets
A few teams have dazzled the World Cup stage with their magnificent bowling efforts. India and South Africa have been dominating the mega event with splendid bowling efforts. There have been a few great individual performances as well in the ongoing World Cup 2023. Sri Lankan pace bowler Dilshan Madushanka is currently the leading wicket-taker with 21 wickets in eight matches. Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa is second with 20 wickets in eight matches. South African all-rounder Marco Jansen is third in the table with 17 wickets. Indian pacer Mohammed Shami has had a terrific run so far, and he has picked up 16 wickets in four games. Shami is fourth on the table. Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi is fifth with 16 wickets.
Top 5 leading wicket-takers in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
1. Dilshan Madushanka (Sri Lanka) – 21 Wickets
2. Adam Zampa (Australia) – 20 Wickets
3. Marco Jansen (South Africa) – 17 Wickets
4. Mohammed Shami (India) – 16 Wickets
5. Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan) – 16 Wickets