ICC World Cup 2011: Who Will Top Group B?

Group B is fascinatingly ready, after England’s win over S. africa, in ICC World Cup 2011. In theory, it is possible for four teams to top the group. If you are you wondering why it is so important to top the group when the best four groups will qualify fro the quarter-finals, the response is situated in the choice of rivals for the semi-finals: the top team from each group will meet the fourth team from the other. Let’s look into the four contenders for the top spot from group B:

India:

India would be the favourites to top the group. But their tied game against The united kingdom has opened the door a little for the other contenders. Consequently, India will have to overcome South Africa, to ensure of the top place. In the case of India losing to Graeme Smith’s men, their hopes of heading the group would rely upon factors such as other games’ results and net run rate comparisons. Additionally, India’s performance against West Indies might have greater significance. ICC Champions Trophy Prediction

Sth Africa:

Their shock damage to England has made South Africa’s game against India crucial to Southwest Africa’s chances of being approved. A win in that match would enhance Sth Africa’s claims to the top spot, as they have beaten the Windies and is expected to roll over the wants of Bangladesh and Ireland in europe. 

England:

Had England lost to South Africa on March 6, they didn’t feature on this list; their six-run win has revived England’s campaign and made them possible representatives for the top place in the group, be subject to how other games skillet out, most importantly, the India-South Africa match, next weekend. England’s own game against the West Indies would also be essential, as the Carribeans can handle beating Strauss’s men prove day. Bangladesh could also test England’s resolve, as they proved by earning an ODI on their recent England tour.

Western world Indies:

The West Indies are dark horses of the group. Having mauled Bangladesh, Darren Sammy’s charges would be raring to travel against England and India. A Gayle storm could hit both these competitors and quell their obstacle. Were the West Indies to beat both India and England, their damage to South Africa more than likely matter as it would all come down to net run rate evaluations in deciding the cover from the group.

And so which team will define from Group B to meet the fourth positioned team from Group A, probably, New Zealand, and thereby avoid meeting Quotes, Pakistan and Sri Kupstyn?, until the semi-finals?