The World Cup’s future unfolds with India securing a spot in the semifinals by choosing South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand based on the points table. The undefeated Indian team gears up for a warm-up match against the Netherlands Sunday (12) India leads the points table, while the Netherlands sits at the bottom.
Sri Lanka, securing a permanent 9th place, has concluded its World Cup journey, positioned just above the Netherlands. The tournament showcased Sri Lanka’s struggles, evident in various losing records and a performance mismatch with international standards.
In a surprising turn of events, England, long in the last position, climbs to 7th place after a decisive 93-run victory against Pakistan. Pakistan finishes 5th, followed by Afghanistan in 6th, England in 7th, and Bangladesh in 8th place.
Amid ongoing World Cup matches, the Sri Lankan team faces the prospect of being spectators, with concerns about a potential cricket ban in the country.