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IPL 2019 | Mumbai Pacer Behrendorff Leaves For WC Preparation

PTI |April 29, 2019, 4:04 PM IST
IPL 2019 | Mumbai Pacer Behrendorff Leaves For WC Preparation

Mumbai Indians' Australian pacer Jason Behrendorff left for Australia to join the national camp for ICC World Cup in England next month.

For skipper Steven Smith and opener David Warner will play one match before leaving while Marcus Stoinis will also be heading home to join the camp starting May 2.

29-year-old Behrendorff, who had joined Mumbai Indians after featuring in the ODI series against Pakistan, which the Aussies swept 5-0, took to Twitter to announce that he has left the franchise for now.

"#VIVOIPL was this much fun with @mipaltan. Great 1st #IPL experience with an excellent franchise! Keep playing well boys, looking forward to watching us in the final in a couple of weeks! Until next time," tweeted Behrendorff along with three pictures.

Behrendorff played in five IPL matches and took five wickets conceding 165 runs. Mumbai Indians also through their official Twitter handle wished the pacer well for the upcoming World Cup which begin May 30 in England. "Until next time, @JDorff5. All the best for #CWC19 and see you in Mumbai soon. #OneFamily," the Mumbai Indians said in a tweet quoting Behrendorff's tweet.

Mumbai Indians, who lost to Kolkata Knight Riders last night by 34 runs in a high-scoring thriller, take on Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Wankhede Stadium on May 2.

Cricket World Cup Points Table

Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
IND
9 7 1 1 15 +0.80
2
AUS
9 7 2 0 14 +0.86
3
ENG
9 6 3 0 12 +1.15
4
NZ
9 5 3 1 11 +0.17
5
PAK
9 5 3 1 11 -0.43
6
SL
9 3 4 2 8 -0.91
7
SA
9 3 5 1 7 -0.03
8
BAN
9 3 5 1 7 -0.41
9
WI
9 2 6 1 5 -0.22
10
AFG
9 0 9 0 0 -1.32

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6420 123
2 India 6807 122
3 New Zealand 4763 113
4 Australia 5470 112
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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