Staff India missed out on a golden alternative to develop into the brand new World No.1 facet throughout codecs within the newest ICC staff rankings following their slim six-run loss to Bangladesh of their Asia Cup Tremendous 4 sport in Colombo on Friday, September 16.
There have been two situations to assist the Males in Blue take the pole place within the ODI rankings. India ought to have received in opposition to Bangladesh and South Africa beat Australia of their fourth ODI on Friday.
The Proteas registered a sensational 164-run win over Aussies however India did not ship in opposition to Bangladesh.
With the loss, India have additional slipped to No.3 with a 114 score behind World No.1 Australia and second-placed Pakistan sharing a 115 score every. The Aussies are forward attributable to a greater level (3112) as in comparison with the Males in Inexperienced (3102).
Even when South Africa beat Australia within the fifth ODI and India beat Sri Lanka within the Asia Cup 2023 ultimate, the Males in Blue wouldn’t be capable of obtain the No.1 place.
Pakistan lately turned the No.1 facet after a 3-0 win in opposition to Afghanistan however did not consolidate after an under-par efficiency within the Asia Cup 2023.
Staff India, although, are No.1 ranked facet in each T20Is and Assessments. lately registered a 2-0 sequence in Eire however misplaced the T20I sequence in opposition to West Indies 2-3. In Assessments, India registered a 1-0 sequence win in opposition to WI however misplaced the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) ultimate by 209 runs in opposition to Australia.
ICC ODI rankings: India to play three ODIs in opposition to Australia
Following the Asia Cup 2023 ultimate, Staff India will play three ODIs in opposition to Australia at residence forward of the 2023 ODI World Cup. The upcoming sequence will give Staff India one other probability to develop into the ICC’s top-ranked facet within the 50-over format.
IND vs AUS schedule
1st ODI: PCA Stadium in Mohali on Friday (September 22) at 1.30 PM IST
2nd ODI: Holkar Stadium in Indore on Sunday (September 24) at 1.30 PM IST
third ODI: Saurashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Rajkot on Wednesday (September 27) at 1.30 PM IST