The World Cup group stage

Russ has done some ODI ratings and looked ahead to the group stage of the World Cup. His main point is that it is more likely than a side from outside the “top eight” will make the quarters. (I need to use scare quotes, because Bangladesh are actually ahead of the West Indies in the ICC ODI rankings now, though not in Russ’s rankings.) But there’s more to the group stage than seeing if Bangladesh…

"The World Cup group stage"