India secure at third place in ICC ODI Team Rankings

India secure at third place in ICC ODI Team Rankings

Zimbabwe’s clear sweep helped India retain its third place within the newest ICC ODI Team Rankings launched on Tuesday.

India now have 111 score factors after profitable the collection 3-0 in Harare.

Pakistan have been additionally rewarded for his or her latest collection sweep towards the Netherlands. The Babar Azam-led facet scored an identical 3–0 win of their Cricket World Cup Super League collection, amassing 107 scores factors and reaching fourth place within the standings.

New Zealand proceed to prime the desk with 124 scores factors after the Black Caps’ 2-1 collection win over West Indies, whereas England are second with 119 scores factors. India’s subsequent probability to make it greater within the ODI rankings comes when it hosts South Africa for 3 ODIs beginning on October 6.

Pakistan, however, will now play solely ODIs after the T20 World Cup in Australia later this yr. The loss towards the West Indies decreased the leaders New Zealand’s nine-point benefit to 5. The Black Caps can have a chance to increase their lead once they tackle trans-Tasman rivals Australia in a three-match collection subsequent month. But a collection loss towards Australia might see New Zealand lose the highest spot to England.

Australia (101 rating factors), however, can overtake Pakistan in the event that they do effectively within the back-to-back house collection towards Zimbabwe and New Zealand.

With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS

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