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ICC 2023 WC Super League: Aussies grab 20 points after ODI series-win in UK

England leads the points table with 30 points but it is the only team to have played two series, winning 2-1 at home against Ireland in the opening series of the Super League

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ICC Cricket World Cup Super League | Australia vs England | England cricket team

IANS  |  Manchester 

Australia has picked 20 points from its first series of the ongoing ICC 2023 World Cup Super League, completing a 2-1 series win over England.

On Wednesday, and scored brilliant centuries as Australia chased down 303 in the final ODI against England with two balls to spare at the Old Trafford. Check video highlights here

The five-time World champions has made a strong start to its campaign for the World Cup 2023 by winning the series against the defending champions. The top seven teams from the Super League and hosts India book direct spots for the 2023 World Cup.

ICC 2023 WC Super League points table

England leads the points table with 30 points but it is the only team to have played two series, winning 2-1 at home against Ireland in the opening series of the Super League, which has been introduced to bring context to ODI cricket.

Featuring 13 teams, the 12 Full Members and the Netherlands, who qualified by winning the World Cricket League Championship 2015-17, the Super League will see each side play four home and four away three-match series. The sides failing to qualify directly for the World Cup will get a second shot through a Qualifier.

Teams get 10 points for a win, five for a tie/no result/abandonment and none for a loss. Teams will be ranked according to total points earned across the eight series.
 

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First Published: Thu, September 17 2020. 14:43 IST