with only 3 rating points now separating the top 3 teams, an interesting battle at the top of the ranking is seen in the year of the World Cup.
Team India is now on the third position behind Pakistan and only three rating points are separating the top 3 teams. The Australia cricket team remains at number one in the latest ICC ODI men’s team ranking, which was announced on Thursday. Australia improved their rating from 113 to 118 following the annual update, maintaining a slender lead over Pakistan, which has 116 points, and India, which has 115 points.
According to the release by the ICC, “Prior to the annual rankings update, Australia was at the top with 113 points, with India behind them on decimal count.
“Pakistan were ranked third with 112 points and briefly went to the top of the charts after their victory in the fourth ODI against New Zealand this month.”
Among other teams, New Zealand is placed in the 4th spot with 104 points, followed by England, who have witnessed a massive 10 point drop in their rating and are in the 5th spot with 101 points.