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World Cup 2023 Points Table: New Zealand defeated Afghanistan by 149 runs in their fourth match of the ODI World Cup 2023 on Wednesday. The Kiwi team has benefited from this victory. This is a big loss for Team India. With this victory, New Zealand has made a big change in the points table. Team India has lost its top position in the rankings. The Afghan team, which defeated world champion England in the last match, has slipped to 9th place.

India is on top of the points table with three wins from 6 matches. Same was the case with New Zealand and they also had 6 points. But India was on top due to better net run rate. But the Kiwi team has now registered its fourth win by defeating Afghanistan and has eight points. Team India is in second place. New Zealand is in first place. However, Team India can still come out on top with a good win over Bangladesh on Thursday.


After this defeat, the Afghanistan team has to face defeat. After losing three out of four matches, the team has now slipped to ninth place with two points. This is Afghanistan’s third consecutive defeat. Sri Lanka is the only team in the table that has not opened its account yet. New Zealand and India are the two teams that have not lost any match.

New Zealand had scored 288 runs in the first innings. In reply, Afghanistan team was out for 139 runs. Will Young, Tom Latham and Glenn Phillips scored half-centuries for New Zealand. Mitchell Santner and Lockie Ferguson then took 3 wickets each to break the back of the Afghan team. Trent Boult took two wickets.