While the country continues celebrating the win against South Africa, we should also be realistic.
With two matches to go, their misery is officially over, beside winless Afghanistan.
"And if we play our best game we can beat anybody".
The two unbeaten sides in the tournament - New Zealand and India look most comfortable of making it to the semi-finals. Kohli's boys are scheduled to play England, West Indies, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh and hence, winning two matches should not be too taxing for them.
Having remarkably taken exactly three wickets in each of his last four matches, Jofra Archer took just one against Australia and that decrease on his tournament average contributed to England's problems today.
England are hopeful that opener Jason Roy will return from a hamstring injury in time to play in Sunday´s vital World Cup clash against India at Edgbaston. Its next three matches are against South Africa, West Indies and India.
The South Africans batted first and were bowled out for 215 in 44 overs at the City Oval. Whether that is New Zealand, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, our remaining games, or England, we showed, we put our three disciplines together we are as good as any team in this competition.
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New Zealand: Kane Williamson [captain], Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Tom Blundell.
"They have been criticised a lot and the last week has been hard on them, so coming out of that and producing such a performance was particularly pleasing".
Though runs have dried up, Markram has enjoyed his World Cup campaign thoroughly. These matches won't be easy, but they have the possibility of finishing with 12 points if they win all the three matches.
Another win should all but seal New Zealand's spot in the semi-finals, while for Pakistan, it would be the bare minimum it needs to do to remain in contention. Their win against England catapulted them to number 5 on the points table, but all is not rosy for them yet.
It was the two seasoned campaigners Malinga and Angelo Mathews who were the architects of Sri Lanka's victory.
Aided by thin cloud cover, fast bowler Mohammad Amir trapped Hashim Amla with his first ball in the second over and got a top edge out from du Plessis in the 30th.