India remain No. 1 in ODI Team Rankings

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Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 14:47 [IST]
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Dubai, June 19: India's unbeaten run in the group stage of the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 has helped strengthen their position as the number one ranked team on the ICC ODI Championship Table.

India had entered the tournament on 119 ratings points and has moved to 121 thanks to their victories over South Africa, West Indies and Pakistan, ICC said in a media release on Tuesday (June 18).

India remain No. 1 in ODI Team Rankings

England is now ranked second after moving up two places from fourth, thereby pushing Australia to third position.

Second-ranked England and third-placed Australia are level on 113 ratings points, but Alastair Cook's side is ranked above Michael Clarke's team by a fraction of a point.

South Africa has dropped a place to fourth with a loss of one ratings points to 112 following the completion of the group stage. Sri Lanka at fifth and Pakistan at sixth have retained their pre-tournament positions.

There is a close tussle between New Zealand and West Indies for seventh place on the table. Currently, New Zealand and West Indies are level on 88 ratings points, but Brendon McCullum's side is ranked above Dwayne Bravo's team by a fraction of a point.

Latest ICC ODI Team Championship Table (as on June 18)

Rank Team Rating

1 India 121

2 England 113

3 Australia 113

4 South Africa 112

5 Sri Lanka 109

6 Pakistan 102

7 New Zealand 88

8 West Indies 88

9 Bangladesh 75

10 Zimbabwe 55

11 Ireland 39

12 Netherlands 14

13 Kenya 11


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Story first published:  Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 11:08 [IST]
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