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Updated Standings, Most Runs, Most Wickets After AFG vs SL Match 30

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Pune was host to AFG vs SL in the ICC World Cup 2023. The match 30th of the tournament saw Afghanistan thrashing Sri Lanka by wickets and registering their 3rd win of the tournament. 

Sri Lanka had a poor start to their innings as they lost Dimuth Karunaratne (15) early. However, Pathum Nissanka (46) and Kusal Mendis (39) made sure that they utilized the batting conditions to the full extent and laid the foundation for the middle order. 

But they couldn’t continue after the starts they got as Afghanistan bowlers bowled decently. Sadeera Samarawickrama (36), and Charith Asalanka (22) also tried to play and build the innings but couldn’t get going as well. The bowlers made sure that they kept chipping in with regular wickets and put the batter under pressure. 

Angelo Mathews (23) and Maheesh Theekshana (29) played a vital hand in the hand that made sure Afghanistan ended with a fighting total on the board. They were bundled out for 242 runs with Fazalhaq Farooqi being the pick of the bowlers with his figures of 4/34. 

Afghanistan were off to a torrid start to their innings as they lost Rahmanullah Gurbaz for a duck. However, after that, it didn’t seem at all that they were in trouble. Ibrahim Zadran (39) and Rahmat Shah (62) added 73 runs for the second wicket. 

After their wickets, Hashmatullah Shahidi (58*) and Azmatullah Omarzai (73*) smashed vital half-centuries and took their team home. They added an unbeaten 111-run partnership and made sure that their team went past the finishing line and registered their 3rd win of the tournament. 

Updated ICC World Cup Points Table 2023 After AFG vs SL Match 30 

POS TEAM PLAYED WON LOST N/R TIED NET RR POINTS
1 India 6 6 0 0 0 +1.405 12
2 South Africa 6 5 1 0 0 +2.032 10
3 New Zealand 6 4 2 0 0 +1.232 8
4 Australia 6 4 2 0 0 +0.970 8
5 Afghanistan 6 3 3 0 0 -0.718 6
6 Sri Lanka 6 2 4 0 0 -0.275 4
7 Pakistan 6 2 4 0 0 -0.387 4
8 Netherlands 6 2 4 0 0 -1.277 4
9 Bangladesh 6 1 5 0 0 -1.338 2
10 England 6 1 5 0 0 -1.652 2

After the AFG vs SL Match in the ICC World Cup 2023, Afghanistan toppled Sri Lanka to bag the 5th spot. The island nation was dropped to No.6 whereas the rest of the table is the same. India is at the top followed by South Africa New Zealand and Australia respectively. 

Highest Run-getter In World Cup 2023 After AFG vs SL Match 30

Pos Player Team Runs Innings Bat Avg
1 QUINTON DE KOCK SA 431 6 71.83
2 David Warner AUS 413 6 68.83
3 Rachin Ravindra NZ 406 6 81.20
4 Rohit Sharma IND 398 6 66.33
5 Aiden Markram SA 356 6 59.33

There wasn’t any change in the points table after AFG vs SL. Quinton de Kock is the leading run-getter in the tournament with 431 runs. David Warner and Rachin Ravindra are followed by Rohit Sharma. Aiden Markam retained his 5th spot. 

Highest Wicket-taker In World Cup 2023 After AFG vs SL Match 30 

Pos Player Team Wickets Innings Wickets
1 ADAM ZAMPA AUS 16 6 16
2 Mitch Santner NZ 14 6 14
3 Jasprit Bumrah IND 14 6 14
4 Shaheen Afridi PAK 13 6 13
5 Dilshan Madushanka SL 13 6 13

Adam Zampa retained his top spot in the charts for leading run-getters in the tournament. Dilshan Madushanka broke into the top 5 after his performance in AFG vs SL. Mitchell Santner is at No.2. Shaheen Afridi and Jasprit Bumrah are third and fourth respectively.

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