World Cup 2023: Defending champions England discovered some pleasure of their disastrous World Cup defence in India once they registered a win over the Netherlands on Wednesday. The Three Lions racked up their solely second win of the event with a 160-run victory over the Dutch on the MCA Stadium in Pune. The loss noticed them stand up from the underside of the factors desk and go as much as seventh place within the standings.
England, who’re already knocked out of World Cup 2023, are actually taking part in for a Champions Trophy berth and satisfaction for his or her nation. They suffered the worst-ever title defence by an ODI facet when Jos Buttler’s males misplaced six matches within the event. They’ve simply 2 wins in 8 matches and are levelled with on factors with all the underside groups within the standings.
Have England confirmed a spot within the Champions Trophy after win over the Dutch?
The win over the Netherlands has boosted England’s possibilities of a spot within the Champions Trophy. The victory has not confirmed their spot within the eight-team occasion however has considerably stored them alive within the race. Groups ending the World Cup 2023 inside the highest eight alongside Pakistan will qualify for the 2025 occasion set to be held in Pakistan. The English facet is now in seventh place within the World Cup standings with one sport to go for each staff. England have an NRR of -0.885, whereas the eighth-placed staff – Bangladesh have an NRR of -1.142.
England must play their final match towards Pakistan on November 11 and a win will push them to the sixth place. In the meantime, Bangladesh have their sport towards Australia on the identical day. There are two extra rivals to pip England. Sri Lanka are positioned ninth with an NRR of -1.160 and a win over New Zealand on November 9 will push them to 6 factors. The Dutch are positioned tenth with an NRR of -1.635 and now must face unbeaten India on November 12.
If England lose and any of those two groups win, England will likely be knocked out of Champions Trophy too. Nevertheless, a win over Pakistan may even not assure them a berth within the mentioned occasion as it may nonetheless come right down to NRR if two extra groups win.
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