The ICC World Cup has completed its third week. This was one of the most disappointed weeks with a lot of matches being one-sided or completely rained out. So here are the top three things that we learned from the third week of the World Cup:
1) Incredible India
India have continued their incredible form by beating Pakistan comfortably. It was billed as one of the most exciting contests of the year. However, it proved to be a one-sided affair in which India crushed Pakistan. Rohit Sharma was in sublime form as he hit a marvellous century. Pakistan were never really in the chase. India appear to be the strongest team in the tournament along with England.
2) Rain Rules
Four matches have already been washed out due to rain. This is a sad state of affairs, especially because of the lack of reserve days for matches. The crowds have been left disappointed and the ICC needs to do something about this. Maybe it is time for some of the cricket grounds to be covered like it happens in Tennis.
3) England On Top
At the present moment, England are at the top of the table. The Englishmen have performed superbly during the tournament and lived up to their billing of favourites. Eoin Morgan smashed the record for most sixes by an ODI batsman and led his team to a 150 run win over the Afghans. England are looking one of the strongest teams.
To sum up, the tournament has been severely impacted by rain. The race for the top four is beginning to shape up now, with England, Australia, New Zealand, and India looking like the frontrunners. Let us hope for some exciting matches ahead!