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ODI World Cup 2023 Points Table, Most Runs And Wickets After NZ vs AFG Match (Updated). The ODI WC 2023 is in full swing, with 16 matches finished off, showcasing fierce battles among the world’s top 10 teams. Now, let’s analyze the points table to discover who is ruling as the highest run-scorer and highest wicket-taker in the ODI World Cup.

New Zealand is firmly focused on preserving its unbeaten record in the tournament while aiming for the top position on the points table. Simultaneously, Afghanistan is determined to maintain its remarkable performance and, if the opportunity arises, create another upset.

Afghanistan won the toss in Match 16 of the ODI World Cup 2023 vs New Zealand and opted to bowl first. Kane Williamson’s absence due to a thumb injury from the match against Bangladesh led to Will Young’s inclusion as captain. New Zealand reached 288/6 in 50 overs, thanks to Latham and Phillips. Mark Chapman’s late surge boosted their total. 

In the second innings, Afghanistan began their chase, but it was the extraordinary bowling display by Glenn Phillips and Mitchell Santner that helped New Zealand clinch a convincing victory with a significant lead of 149 runs. This victory moved New Zealand to the top of the points table, surpassing India and securing the number 1 rank.

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ODI World Cup 2023 Points Table

1New Zealand 4408+1.923
3South Africa3214+1.385
7Australia 3122-0.732
8Netherlands 3122-0.993
9Afghanistan 4132-1.250
10Sri Lanka3030-1.532

Most Runs In The ODI World Cup 

  1. Devon Conway (New Zealand): 249 Runs (4 Matches)
  2. Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan): 248 Runs (3 Matches)
  3. Quinton De Kock (South Africa): 229 Runs (3 Matches)
  4. Rohit Sharma (India): 217 Runs (3 Matches)
  5. Rachin Ravindra (New Zealand): 215 Runs (4 Matches)

In the ODI World Cup, Devon Conway from New Zealand leads the charts with 249 runs, closely followed by Mohammad Rizwan of Pakistan, who has accumulated 248 runs. Quinton De Kock from South Africa has contributed significantly with 229 runs, while Rohit Sharma of India has secured 217 runs. Rachin Ravindra, another New Zealand player, has showcased his batting performance with 215 runs.

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Most Wickets In The ODI World Cup

  1. Mitchell Santner (New Zealand): 11 Wickets (4 Matches)
  2. Matt Henry (New Zealand): 9 Wickets (4 Matches)
  3. Jasprit Bumrah (India): 8 Wickets (3 Matches)
  4. Bas De Leede (Netherlands): 7 Wickets (3 Matches)
  5. Hassan Ali (Pakistan): 7 Wickets (3 Matches)

The leading wicket-takers in the ODI World Cup are Mitchell Santner from New Zealand with 11 wickets, followed closely by his teammate Mitchell Santner with 9 wickets at 2nd rank. India’s Jasprit Bumrah and the Netherlands’ Bas De Leede have also claimed 8 and 7 wickets, respectively. Besides, Pakistan’s Hassan Ali has secured 7 wickets in the tournament.