The 11th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup; the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is being played in Australia and New Zealand since 14 Feb 2015. The tournament has been formatted as; 1st stage is pool stage. Total 14 teams are divided into two pools. Top four teams from each pool will qualify for quarter-finals. Winning two teams will qualify for semi-finals and semi-final winners will move to final. Check out the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Points Table for each pool.
At pool stage each team will play every other team in their Pool. Points will be allocated for each match in accordance with the system described in table below.Pool Matches Progression of Teams
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In the event of teams finishing on equal points in its Pool, the right to play in the quarter-finals will be decided in the following order of priority.
The team with the most wins in the Pool matches will be placed in the higher position.
If there are teams with equal points and equal wins in the Pool matches then in such case the team with the higher net run rate in the Pool matches will be placed in the higher position.
If two or more teams are still equal, they will be ordered according to the head to head matches played between them (points then net run rate in those matches).
In the highly unlikely event that teams cannot be separated by the above, teams will be ordered according to their original seeding.
If all matches within a Pool are a no result, the top four seeded teams will progress to the quarter-finals.
If a quarter-final is tied, abandoned or if the match is a no result, then the team that finished in the higher position in the Pool stage shall proceed to the semi-finals.
If a semi-final is tied, abandoned or if the match is a no result, then the team that finished in the higher position in the Pool stage shall proceed to the final.
In the event of a tied final, the teams shall compete in a Super Over to determine which team is the winner.
If following a tie, weather conditions prevent the Super Over from being completed, or if the match is abandoned or a no result, the teams shall be declared joint winners.
Reference: ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Rules.