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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Qualification scenario for each team

FEATURED COLUMNIST
08 Jun 2017, 23:40 IST

he 2017 Champions Trophy has entered its crucial phase as four out of the eight teams are in with a chance of qualifying for the semi-finals. England and Bangladesh have already qualified from Group A. World Champions Australia and New Zeland are unlucky to face the exit door as rain played a crucial role in them getting knocked out. Let us take a look at how the things stand after the second round of matches in Group B and what the teams need to do to qualify for the semis. 


Group B

India v Sri Lanka - ICC Champions Trophy : News Photo
India’s loss to Sri Lanka opened up Group B

After the last two matches that saw Pakistan and Sri Lanka beating South Africa and India respectively, Group B has become wide open. In simple words, both the remaining matches in this group are virtual knockouts and there are chances that either the tournament favourites India or the World no. 1 side South Africa could not make it to the semis.

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Let us take a look at the Group B points table after the first two rounds and their final round schedule: 

Group B Points Table after the first two rounds

TeamPlayedWonLost No Result/TieNRR
India2110+1.272
South Africa2110+1.000
Sri Lanka2110-0.879
Pakistan2110-1.544

Group B final round schedule

DateMatchVenueTime
June 11India vs South AfricaThe Oval10:30 AM local / 3 PM IST
June 12Sri Lanka vs PakistanCardiff10:30 AM local / 3 PM IST

Note:

If the points are equal, the team with more wins will go through.

If they are still equal, equation goes down to NRR comparison.

If still equal, the team with higher seeding goes through

 

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