Afghanistan secured computerized qualification for the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 after its second One-Day Worldwide towards Sri Lanka was deserted as a consequence of rain in Pallekele on Sunday.
The groups shared 5 factors every, which took Afghanistan’s World Cup Tremendous League tally to 115 factors on seventh place. In the meantime, Sri Lanka languishes on tenth place with simply 67 factors.
What’s World Cup Tremendous League?
The World Cup Tremendous League is a 13-team ODI competitors which serves as a qualifier event for the 2023 ODI World Cup scheduled to be held in India. The contributors embrace the 12 Full Member nations and Netherlands, which earned its spot within the event after successful the ICC World Cricket League Championship in 2017.
What’s the format of World Cup Tremendous League?
The event, designed so as to add context to bilateral ODI matches and collection, is performed over a two-year cycle. Every group performs three matches towards eight completely different groups in a complete of 24 video games. These embrace 4 dwelling and 4 away collection.
Which groups in Tremendous League qualify for 2023 World Cup?
The highest eight groups within the World Cup Tremendous League factors desk earn direct qualification for the 2023 World Cup. The underside 5 should play a qualifying event with Affiliate Member nations with two World Cup 2023 spots up for grabs. By advantage of being host, India has already certified for the quadrennial occasion.
Sri Lanka and South Africa discover themselves outdoors the highest eight within the standings and might want to step up within the coming months to safe direct qualification. The Lankans have 4 matches left to attempt to break into the highest eight. In the meantime, South Africa is eleventh on the desk with 59 factors from 16 matches.
What’s the factors system used for World Cup Tremendous League?
A win provides 10 factors, a tie/no end result 5 factors and there are not any factors awarded for a defeat. Nonetheless, factors will be deducted for sluggish over-rates. Thus, whereas Afghanistan has certified for the World Cup, it might nonetheless slip beneath the highest eight whether it is docked factors for over-rate infractions.
Why are some ODI matches not a part of World Cup Tremendous League?
The World Cup Tremendous League operates throughout the framework of the Future Excursions Programme (FTP) – a global schedule of collection and excursions determined by the completely different cricket boards. Two boards can conform to play a bilateral collection which isn’t a part of the Tremendous League. Moreover, two groups might play three or extra matches in a bilateral collection however solely three of these, determined previous to the collection, will yield Tremendous League factors.
World Cup Tremendous League Factors Desk
(Factors desk updates after Afghanistan vs Sri Lank second ODI on November 27, 2022)