Australia are at present on the high of the standings. They’re in an excellent place to achieve the finals however there are a minimum of 4 different groups in rivalry.
Right here is how every staff stands whereas heading into the ultimate phases of the Championship:
1)Australia have already achieved 70 per cent of the utmost potential factors they’ll obtain. Australia nonetheless have a sequence remaining towards South Africa at dwelling and India within the subcontinent. After clinching a 2-0 sequence win over West Indies, these are two robust challenges forward for the Aussies.
South Africa will likely be a a lot more durable facet as in comparison with West Indies. Pat Cummins’s males may even stay up for placing up a greater combat in India, the place they haven’t gained a Take a look at sequence since 2004. The staff faces some health woes, Josh Hazlewood specifically, and would love veteran opener David Warner to click on in what could possibly be his closing 12 months within the longer format.
2) South Africa: 60 per cent of potential whole factors
The Proteas have a Take a look at sequence towards Australia Down Below coming, with West Indies being their one other project at dwelling. After shedding an away Take a look at sequence to England by 2-1, they misplaced their high spot within the WTC standings, however they nonetheless stay in rivalry nonetheless.
The away sequence towards Australia will likely be essential for each the edges. South Africa’s fast-bowling artillery will take pleasure in its time in pace-friendly Australia.
3) Sri Lanka: 53.33 per cent of potential whole factors
Sri Lanka may also mathematically attain the ultimate, however they want the whole lot to go of their favour, be it their very own matches or that of others. Their subsequent and closing project of the present WTC cycle is an away sequence in New Zealand in March.
However historical past isn’t on SL’s facet as they’ve gained solely twice of their 19 makes an attempt in New Zealand. Most factors in NZ will take their win share of 61.1 per cent, so they may need assistance from different groups down the desk to have the ability to end within the high two.
4) India: 52.08 per cent of potential factors
India are at present in Bangladesh. After this, they may have their hardest project shortly within the type of the the Border-Gavaskar Trophy towards Australia at dwelling.
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5) England: 44.44 per cent of potential factors
England have presumably been eradicated from the World Take a look at Championship, however they’ve been in distinctive type because the duo of captain Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum has taken over. They’ve managed to spoil Pakistan’s possibilities to achieve the summit conflict and up to date outcomes make them a power to be reckoned with through the subsequent Championship.
6). Pakistan: 42.42 per cent of potential factors
Pakistan are left struggling at sixth place within the standings, with their hopes for reaching the ultimate dashed by England. Even when they win the ultimate Take a look at towards England at dwelling and obtain a clear sweep towards New Zealand at dwelling, they may keep out of the race.
7) West Indies: 40.91 per cent of potential factors
West Indies carried hopes for the ultimate once they had been heading to Australia for the two-match sequence. However a crushing 2-0 loss in Australia ended their journey. Now the one affect they’ll make is spoiling South Africa’s possibilities for the finals by defeating them, although the Proteas will head into the sequence as clear favourites.
8) New Zealand: 25.93 per cent of potential factors
New Zealand are out of rivalry for the ultimate. The 2021 champions struggled within the present cycle. They fell to Bangladesh at dwelling, noticed Ross Taylor retire from the sport and their captain Kane Williamson get sidelined with elbow points. Even when they clinch their two-Take a look at sequence towards Pakistan (away) and Sri Lanka (dwelling) respectively, they may at finest end with a share of 48.72, which is effectively brief of what’s wanted to function within the summit conflict.
9) Bangladesh: 13.33 per cent of potential factors
Bangladesh have began their dwelling sequence towards India, which includes of two Assessments. Their batting has been shaky, which has prevented them from progressing within the event. The facet has did not win any Take a look at at dwelling, however did shock NZ of their den.