ENG vs PAK: England and Pakistan face one another within the forty fourth match of World Cup 2023 on the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata as November 11 sees the ultimate double-header of the match. The 2 sides are taking part in for various motives with England eyeing a spot within the Champions Trophy, whereas the Males in Inexperienced are gunning to do the unbelievable activity of reaching the semifinals of the match.
Pakistan should beat the Three Lions by an enormous margin of 287 runs to pip New Zealand’s Web run fee and ebook their place within the semifinals. Whereas, England additionally want a win to verify their place within the Champions Trophy in all probability.
How can England qualify even when they lose to Pakistan?
England are presently in seventh place within the World Cup factors desk with 4 factors in 8 video games. They face competitors from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Netherlands for a top-eight end, which is the standards for the Champions Trophy qualification (with Pakistan within the high 7). If the 2019 World Champions lose to the Males in Inexperienced they will get knocked out for a spot however that’s not assured.
England have 4 factors in 8 video games and are positioned seventh, whereas their opponents are – Sri Lanka (4 factors in 9 video games), Bangladesh (4 in 8 earlier than AUS vs BAN conflict) and Netherlands (4 in 8 video games). Right here is England’s qualification situation.
Situation #1: England to not lose massive
England could be hoping to win the match to remain in wholesome rivalry for the Champions Trophy qualification. Nevertheless, in the event that they lose, they’d not wish to go down by a giant margin. A giant loss will push their Web run fee beneath to what the opposite groups have. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka could be then gunning to push the Three Lions out of the highest eight.
Situation #2: Bangladesh lose to Australia
If Bangladesh, who’re taking part in in opposition to Australia within the first double-header encounter, lose to Australia, England can qualify for the 2025 Champions Trophy in Pakistan. Bangladesh, who even have 4 factors, will keep there and will probably be stage with England in the event that they too lose to the Babar Azam’s crew. Nevertheless, a Bangladesh win will put England in hassle in the event that they themselves lose.
Situation #3: Netherlands to lose to India
The Netherlands are already beneath England and in the event that they handle to beat undefeated India in some way, they will pip England and pose a risk to take the CT spot from them. If England lose to Pakistan, they’d hope that two of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Netherlands keep beneath them in order that they keep their place within the required top-eight. A Netherlands loss would assist on this case.
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