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ICC World Cup 2019 updated points table, leading run-scorers and wicket-takers

The weather forecast for this week doesn’t bode well for the biggest ICC tournament.

cricket Updated: Jun 11, 2019 09:34 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
ICC World Cup 2019,points table,run-scorers
West Indies' Sheldon Cottrell (C) celebrates taking the wicket of South Africa's Aiden Markram during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between South Africa and West Indies at the Rose Bowl in Southampton(AFP)

It is a World Cup, South Africa’s backs are against the wall, they need to win the match to bolster their chances of qualification, they struggle, and then it starts raining. A story, a rather painful story was rewritten once again at Southampton. Put into bat on a cloudy, muggy day, South Africa had lost two wickets when it started raining and now, with this abandoned match, their chances of making it to the semi-finals take a massive hit.

COMPLETE COVERAGE OF ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2019

The weather forecast for this week doesn’t bode well for the biggest ICC tournament. A Sunday Telegraph report forecast it would be the wettest June on record. Flood warnings have already been sounded in south-east England. Barring the 1987 edition—held in October-November—no World Cup been scheduled this late. Of the four previous editions hosted by England, only the 1983 World Cup went till June 25. This time, the final is scheduled on July 14. June and July normally has the maximum rain in England.

Here is the updated points table:

Leading run-scorers and wicket-takers:

First Published: Jun 11, 2019 09:33 IST