MUMBAI: In a dominating display, India has ascended to the top position in the 2023 World Cup points table following their comprehensive triumph over Sri Lanka in Mumbai on November 2.
The Men in Blue outclassed their neighboring rivals by a staggering 302-run margin, securing their seventh consecutive victory in the tournament.
With this remarkable win, India has become the inaugural team to secure a spot in the 2023 World Cup semifinals. Their points tally now stands at 14 in the standings, bolstered by an improved net run rate that has surged from +1.405 to +1.73.
As a consequence of India’s resounding success, South Africa has been displaced from the top position in the 2023 World Cup points table. The Proteas currently hold the second spot, amassing 12 points from seven matches and boasting a net run rate of +2.290.
Here’s a look at the updated points table for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, reflecting the early surprises and shifts in the tournament’s dynamics.