The 13th edition of the ICC ODI World Cup has come to an end. The round robin league phase ends today. The host India will face the Netherlands today in the final match. Bangladesh’s Champions Trophy game depends on India’s victory in this match. The entire Bangladesh will support India today.
If India wins today’s match, Bangladesh will get a chance to play in the Champions Trophy to be held in Pakistan in 2025. But the Tigers will lose the chance to play in the Champions Trophy if the Dutch lose to India by accident or if the match is canceled due to rain.
2025 Champions Trophy Participant 8 teams will be decided from the current season of the World Cup. According to the rules, the first eight teams in the points table of the World Cup will get a chance in this competition in 2025. Pakistan is the automatic choice as the host country. Without them, the remaining seven teams will be eliminated from the World Cup. Seven teams have been finalized so far. There is one team left. For which the fight is going on between three groups. They are Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Netherlands.
Yesterday, Bangladesh lost to Australia in their last match but remained in the race to play the Champions Trophy. Because they were standing seventh in the points table. But in the second match of the day, England pulled off a win against Pakistan to top Bangladesh and move into the top seven. Bangladesh comes down to eighth in the table. However, Bangladesh has a chance to play the Champions Trophy from this place as well. That’s why the Netherlands must lose today. India is the only unbeaten team in the current tournament. Rohit Sharma’s team tops the list with 16 points in 8 matches. So the last match of the league is just a formality for India. However, the hosts hope to win this match.
On the other hand, the Dutch are no less. They proved their mettle by defeating South Africa and England. With 4 points in two matches, they are at the 10th position. So it’s not like the Dutch will just give up.