The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 has covered half of the journey and now the race has been raged to reach to the top four positions in the Points table. India, England, Australia, and New Zealand are the four teams who are currently settled on the top four positions in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Following these teams, Pakistan and Bangladesh are trying to peak into the top four as they are still having some chance to enter the knock-out stage in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. These six teams are the top contestants for the top four positions in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
How Pakistan and Bangladesh can enter Semi-finals? ICC Cricket World Cup 2019?
Well, this is indeed a hope as if England lost all three matches they are left with, then one of Bangladesh and Pakistan will get a chance to enter the slot, but only if they win all their next matches. England has to face Australia, India and New Zealand, which means it is going to be difficult to win in all of these.
Which teams are secured in term of qualifying for Semi-finals? ICC Cricket World Cup 2019?
Well, India, New Zealand, and Australia are the secured teams to qualify for the knock-out stages in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. New Zealand has got 11 points, by winning five matches out of six, one was washed out by the rain. Likewise, Australia is having 10 points by winning five out of six matches. And India has won 4 matches out of five and one was washed out by the rain against New Zealand, and is secured 9 points so far.
Indian team-led by Virat Kohli has won all the matches and have played just 5 matches so far and having next matches against West Indies, England, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Out of these matches, England is expected to give a tough competition, and for the rest India will be having an upper hand, keeping in mind the devastating form of Team India.
Australia has played six matches so far and won five out of it. The team will play their next matches against England, New Zealand and South Africa. Australia needs just one victory out of these three to qualify and the team has the potential to come out with the victory among all these matches.
The dominant side is having five victories in the account out of six matches played so far with one match washed out by the rain. The team in their next matches will face Pakistan, Australia, and England. Kiwis are already having 11 points and just needs one victory to seal the place in the knock-out stage of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
What about England, Pakistan and Bangladesh?
Well, Bangladesh and Pakistan, first of all, need to win all their next matches. Bangladesh is left with the two matches against India and Pakistan. While Pakistan will face New Zealand, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh in their next. The match Bangladesh vs Pakistan will decide the fate of both the teams. Also, they need to pray about the loss of England in their next matches which will make a slot empty for the one out of Bangladesh and Pakistan.