Six groups stay in rivalry for the World Cup finals with Australia nonetheless the one workforce mathematically assured secure passage.
How the World Cup contenders’ finals hopes look
Australia (14pts, NRR: 1.00 vs South Africa)
Assured of a top-two spot and can end first in the event that they beat South Africa on Saturday evening. Their most probably semi-final combatant stays New Zealand, though it’s potential they may face any of England, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
India (11pts, NRR: Zero.85, vs Bangladesh, Sri Lanka)
Nonetheless not mathematically assured of a semi-final spot however could be virtually sure they are going to be there. Wins of their final two video games will imply they end first or second. May solely miss the finals in the event that they lose each, England beat New Zealand and there’s a vital web run-rate shift towards the winner of Bangladesh and Pakistan succeeding by an enormous margin.
New Zealand (11pts, NRR: Zero.57, vs England)
A win towards England will assure their semi-final spot however a loss might depart them hanging on different outcomes. Bangladesh form as their most probably risk for a finals spot on web run-rate, however that might require the Tigers beating each India and Pakistan of their final two video games.
England (10pts, NRR: 1.00, vs New Zealand)
Again within the hunt after their defeat of India, however nonetheless have an enormous week forward. Wednesday’s conflict with New Zealand is a digital should win or in any other case they’re counting on different outcomes. Will probably be knocked out in the event that they lose and Pakistan beat Bangladesh. Alternatively an England loss and Bangladesh wins over India and Pakistan may even spell the hosts’ exit.
Pakistan (9pts, NRR: -Zero.79 vs Bangladesh)
Now counting on England to lose to New Zealand, making a win over Bangladesh sufficient to succeed in the finals. Alternatively they want the Black Caps to be flogged, and in flip they should win massive of their final recreation to show the web run-rate round to go forward of New Zealand.
Bangladesh (7pts, NRR: -Zero.13 vs India, Pakistan)
Have to win each their video games to have any hope. In the event that they do, a New Zealand win over England will assure their passage. Alternatively if England win, Bangladesh might want to flip across the web run-rate to go previous the Black Caps.
* Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa and Afghanistan are all out of rivalry.