The India Nationwide Cricket Group has climbed to the second place within the ICC Males’s ODI rankings following spectacular performances within the ongoing Asia Cup 2023. The Pakistan Nationwide Cricket Group, which was on the high spot earlier than the Asia Cup, has now slipped to 3rd place.
The Rohit Sharma-led staff has maintained an unbeaten document within the continental event. India’s first group-stage match in opposition to Pakistan resulted in a no-result attributable to persistent rain. They secured a victory in opposition to Nepal of their second recreation to advance to the Tremendous 4 stage.
How India Can Regain the High Spot In ODI Rankings?
Within the Tremendous 4 stage, the Males in Blue triumphed over Pakistan and Sri Lanka of their first two video games. They registered a convincing 228-run victory in opposition to Pakistan within the first Tremendous 4 recreation, adopted by a 41-run victory in opposition to Sri Lanka on the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Within the newest ODI rankings, the Rohit Sharma-led staff is in second place with 116 factors to their tally. The Babar Azam-led staff has moved the third place with 115 factors following their back-to-back losses. The five-time World champions, Australia, retained their place on the high with 118 factors.
India held the No. 1 spot till March 22 and might regain it in the event that they win the Asia Cup and Australia loses the following two video games in opposition to South Africa. India will face Bangladesh of their final Tremendous 4 match earlier than the ultimate match in opposition to Sri Lanka, scheduled in Colombo on September 17.
India Set To Face Australia In ODI Sequence Earlier than World Cup
India and Australia will lock horns in a three-match ODI sequence simply earlier than the extremely anticipated ODI World Cup 2023. The upcoming ODI sequence, which is scheduled to be performed between September 22 and 27 in India, would be the final task for the 2 groups earlier than the World Cup.
Group India will face England and the Netherlands within the warmup video games, however these gained’t be thought-about official worldwide matches. India will play in opposition to the Pat Cummins-led staff of their first match of the World Cup on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on October 8.