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Points table after Afghanistan beat PNG in T20 World Cup 2024

Afghanistan and co-hosts West Indies are confirmed as the top two teams from Group C, earning their spots in the Super 8 round

Points table after Afghanistan beat PNG in T20 World Cup 2024 PHOTO: AFP

Afghanistan triumphed over Papua New Guinea (PNG) with a 7-wicket victory at the Brian Lara Stadium on Friday, cementing their place in the second round of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup.

Afghanistan showcased their dominance in a decisive match, effectively chasing down PNG's target. The win not only secured Afghanistan's advancement to the Super 8 round but also resulted in eliminating New Zealand from the tournament.

With this victory, Afghanistan and co-hosts West Indies are confirmed as the top two teams from Group C, earning their spots in the Super 8 round. Both teams have demonstrated consistent performance, paving their way to the next stage of the competition.

The final will be played in Barbados on June 29.

Following are the current standings of Group C:

 

Points Table   M W L N/R P NRR
Afghanistan   3 3 0 0 6 4.230
West Indies   3 3 0 0 6 2.596
Uganda   3 1 2 0 2 -4.217
Papua New Guinea   3 0 3 0 0 -0.886
New Zealand   2 0 2 0 0 -2.425

 

Schedule of remaining Group C matches:

  • Fri, 14 June 2024 - NEW ZEALAND v UGANDA, Trinidad, 08:30 PM LOCAL
  • Mon, 17 June 2024 - NEW ZEALAND v PAPUA NEW GUINEA, Trinidad, 10:30 AM LOCAL
  • Mon, 17 June 2024 - WEST INDIES v AFGHANISTAN, St. Lucia, 08:30 PM LOCAL