Pakistan leapfrog West Indies at 4th in ICC ODI Super League

ICC ODI Super League – 2023 ODI World Cup Qualification– Pakistan have been lifted to the fourth position in the ICC ODI Super League after they beat Pakistan in the final ODI of the three-match series. The 3-0 white wash has seen Babar Azam’s side take a giant stride in order to qualify for the 2023 ODI World Cup. Follow All Cricket LIVE Updates and Scores on InsideSport.IN.

  • Pakistan beat West Indies 3-0 in the final ODI on Sunday
  • Bangladesh top the ICC ODI Super League standings
  • India languish sixth in the ICC ODI Super League standings
Pakistan’s players pose with winning series trophy during a ceremony

ICC ODI Super League: Pakistan leapfrog West Indies as Babar Azam’s side take giant step towards 2023 World Cup qualification

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Pakistan’s win propels them to fourth spot in PAK vs WI –

An inspired performance from Shadab Khan led Pakistan to a 53-run win over West Indies in the third one-day international, wrapping up a 3-0 series sweep. Shadab’s career-best 86 off 78 balls on Sunday revived Pakistan, taking them to 9-269 after the hosts had chosen to bat first and then stumbled against the surprise off-spin of Nicholas Pooran, who took 4-48.

West Indies’ struggles against spin then continued as their middle order again capitulated against Shadab (4-62) and Mohammad Nawaz (2-56) and they ended up being skittled for 216 in 37.2 overs. The win saw Pakistan propelled to fourth spot in the ICC ODI Super League standings.

How does the ICC ODI Super Standings work?-

  • All the international teams playing ODI cricket are obliged to have qualified for the ICC ODI Super League until the ODI World Cup in 2023.
  • Every team receives 10 points for a win and no negative points for a defeat.
  • In case a match gets abandoned, five points each will be given to the sides.
  • In case of slow over rates and disciplinary issues, there will be penalty points deducted.
  • Top eight teams topping the standings at the end of the cycle will directly qualify for the ICC ODI World Cup in 2023.

ICC ODI Super League: Pakistan leapfrog West Indies as Babar Azam’s side take giant step towards 2023 World Cup qualification

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Who have qualified for the ICC ODI World Cup 2023?-

  • As things stand India have qualified for the 2023 ODI World Cup as they are hosts.
  • India currently lie sixth with 79 points, while Bangladesh top with 120 points followed by Afghanistan at second spot.
  • England, Australia and Ireland complete top eight along with West Indies
  • Surprisingly, former World Cup-winners Sri Lanka are yet to guarantee a place for the showdown event next year.
  • Teams finishing outside Top 8 will still have the opportunity to qualify in a mini World Cup qualification tournament.

ICC ODI Super League: Pakistan leapfrog West Indies as Babar Azam’s side take giant step towards 2023 World Cup qualification

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