Bangladesh win series against Afganistan and rises at top
CRICDOT DESK : Bangladesh won the second ODI of the three-match series against Afghanistan and gained 10 more points in the ICC ODI Super League. In addition to winning the series, the Tigers have risen to the top of the ICC ODI Super League. The Tigers topped the ODI Super League for the second time. For a long time, however, the team led by Tamim Iqbal was in second place in the points table.
The ODI Super League will play a big role in qualifying for the next World Cup. So far, England has been at the top of the points table in the Super League. Bangladesh was in second place. However, in Friday’s victory, Bangladesh overtook England.
England have won nine of their last 15 matches. Bangladesh saw their 10th win in their 14th match. The Tigers were the first team to see 10 wins in the ODI Super League.
Besides, Bangladesh became the first team to score 100 points in ODI Super League. England now have 95 points from 9 wins in 15 matches, including 5 points from an abandoned match. Bangladesh has risen to the top of the points table by winning 10 matches and gaining full 100 points.
As Bangladesh rose to the top, England dropped to second place. India is in the third place. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have won 6 out of 12 matches and lost 4 matches equal to Bangladesh. Slow bowling lost one point and their points are 69.
Ireland is fourth on the list. 7 points for the Irish as a win, abandoned and fined. Although they have played 18 matches. Sri Lanka also won 6 out of 18 matches. The Sri Lankans in fifth place have 72 points.
Earlier, Bangladesh once topped the ODI Super League. Tamim-Liton topped the list with 50 points after winning the first two matches of the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka last May.
Tickets for the 2023 ODI World Cup could bring Bangladesh a tough journey in the ICC ODI Super League. The Super League, which started in July 2020, will run until March 2023. The World Cricket League champions the Netherlands are battling 12 Test-playing teams here. The top eight teams in the points table of the ODI Super League, including India, the host country of the upcoming ODI World Cup, will directly participate in the 2023 World Cup.