Top 10 Cricket teams after World Cup 2011
The latest, hottest and most exciting topic under discussion nowdays is the Cricket world cup 2011. Although it has been finished and Mahendra Singh Dhoni lifted the trophy but even after that the fans are discussing about the games and performance throughout the tournament by different players. Everyone has/her own thoughts and opinions. As there as millions of cricket fans all over the globe, everyone wants to know as much as he or she can to share the correct information with their friends. The question which intrigues every sports fan now a days after the tournament is this that what is the ranking of the teams now after the 2011 tournament and there are many rumors because of no proper information and research. After looking in to detailed stats of cricket World cup 2011 performance, matches history and stats the following is the list prepares of top 10 cricket teams after the world cup 2011. It’s not a personnel opinion at all and one thing to mention before continuing is that this list is made on 16th april 2011 so if the ranking changes after that on the basis of points then please don’t think that this list is wrong but it might be outdated. This list is all based on the performance of the teams, match winning status, ICC ranking lists and over all points earned throughout the year.
Along with the list of recent 10 best teams you can also get the knowledge of world cup winning stats that when and which team won the honor of holding this trophy and who was the hosting country.
Ireland has improved a lot in the last couple of years and there is no doubt that hard work not only creates your name but also leads you to success. The latest performance of Ireland have given them a massive boom to raise up themselves to top 10 list of best teams after World cup. In total they have played 17 matches and they have 712 points and the latest rating of Ireland is 42.
Cricket is becoming the passion in Bangladesh day by day and there is a quite huge change in the performance of the team as well. Bangladesh is trying its level best to make a name in the history of this game but because the team is new that’s why facing many difficulties. The maximum achievement by Bangladesh is this that they have reached in super 8 in 2007 . In total they have played 41 matches and they have 2,745 points and the recent rating of Bangladesh is 65.
8. West Indies
West Indies have written their name in the history of this game twice and the team has the honor of lifting the cricket world cup twice. Once in 1975 and 1979. But from the last couple of months the performance of this team is not up to the mark or according to expectations. West Indies has introduced many legendary players like Brian Lara , Courtney Walsh, Andy Roberts, Sir Clyde Walcott, Curtly Ambrose, Lance Gibbs and many more. In total West Indies have played 27 matches and they have 1,831 points and the recent rating is 68.
7. New Zealand
These black uniform jaguars are trying very hard to make history of cricket. New Zealand have reached in the semi final 6 times 1975, 1979, 1992, 1999, 2007, 2011 but unluckily didn’t make it to final. In total New Zealand have played 41 matches and they have 3,842 points and the recent rating is 94.
Pakistan cricket is popular throughout the globe because of its cricket love and passion. Pakistan cricket team was one of the hot favorite team for world cup 2011 but their luck didn’t support them and they didn’t make it to final. The maximum achievement for Pakistan cricket team is this that they used to be champion in 1992 in the captaincy of Imran Khan. Reached in semifinals 4 times 1979, 1983, 1987 and 2011 and reached in final twice 1992 and 1999. In total Pakistan cricket team have played 39 matches and they have 4,010 points and the recent rating is 103.
England is the pioneer of cricket and they started it first but unluckily never won the world cup England introduced cricket to many other nations. The maximum achievement of England is this that they have reached in the semifinals twice 1975, 1983 and in final 3 times 1979, 1987 and 1992 but never got a chance to lift the trophy in the winning stage as champions. In total they have played 42 matches and they have 4,430 points and the recent rating is 105.
4. South Africa
South Africa is one of the most favorite team from late 90s but every time their luck runs out when they are near their destination. The maximum achievement of South Africa is that they have reached in the semi finals 3 times in 1992, 1999 and 2007. In total South Africa have played 37 matches and they have 4,307 points and the recent rating is 116.
3. Sri Lanka
Although Sri Lanka team played very well in 2011 tournament but luck didn’t support them. The maximum achievement of Sri Lanka team is this that they used to be the champion in 1996 in the captaincy of Arjuna Ranatunga and more over they have reached the semifinals 2003 and 3 times in final in 1996, 2007 and 2011.In total they have played 42 matches and they have 4,996 points and the recent rating is 118.
Cricket and Cinema are the 2 main passions of India and that’s why they are always favorite for this game and always get a lot of moral support by their crowd and nation since it all started. India used to be the champion in 1983 in the captaincy of Kapil Dev. More over some of the major achievements are these that they are holding several records of this game and along with that they have reached the semifinals twice 1987, 1996 and in final 3 times 1983, 2003 and 2011. In total they have played 53 matches and they have 6,433 points and the recent rating is 121. M.S. Dhoni and V. Sehwag are the best players from the new generation.
When it comes to cricket related to Australia then there is no need of any explanation at all because they have made the record of winning the world cup 4 times in which 3 times 1999, 2003, 2007 they have won straight in a row making a winning hat trick record which is almost impossible to break. Australia first won in 1987 in the captaincy of Allan Border. Later on in 1999 Steve Waugh was the captain when they won and in 2003 and 2007 Ricky Ponting was the captain when they won the cricket world cup tournaments. In total they have played 51 matches and they have 6,577 points and the recent rating is 129.
Note: The following list is available and last updated on 16th April