T20 Cricket World Cup
England of T20 Cricket World Cup, the newly crowned T20 World Champions, is closing in on India atop the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20 Team Rankings. The distance between the top two men’s T20I sides is closing, with England closing in on table-toppers India. England’s victorious ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup campaign has reduced the gap between the two teams to three points.
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England’s Victories | ICC Men’s T20WC 2022
Before the commencement of the T20 Cricket World Cup, India (268) led England by five points (263). Rohit Sharma’s side went on to win four of their five group stage matches, while England only managed three, widening the deficit to six points ahead of their semi-final meeting.
Jos Buttler’s men defeated India by 10 wickets in the semi-finals and then defeated Pakistan in a dramatic match to win the T20 Cricket World Cup at the MCG.
Unseen footage from England and India’s semi-final match | T20WC 2022
Unseen footage from England’s triumph against India in the T20 Cricket World Cup 2022 semi-final in Adelaide. India now leads with 268 points, while England is second with 265. Pakistan is third with 258 points, followed by South Africa (256), New Zealand (253) and Australia (252).
Pakistan began the T20 Cricket World Cup with 259 points and, although reaching the final, dropped a rating point in the T20I Team Rankings at the conclusion of the competition. Babar Azam’s side have lost three of their six games, including the final against England.
With less than a year till the T20 Cricket World Cup, T20 matches will be few and far between. Though India has the opportunity to widen the lead at the top when they play New Zealand in a three-match T20I series beginning on November 18 in Wellington.
A 3-0 victory for India, who will be captained by talented all-rounder Hardik Pandya, would lift them to 269 rating points. If Kane Williamson’s New Zealand wins 3-0, England would take up first place from India, while the Black Caps will leapfrog South Africa and close in on Pakistan.