India have moved previous Pakistan to turn into the No. 1 ranked crew in ODIs forward of the World Cup at house. In consequence, they now occupy the highest spot throughout codecs, having already been No. 1 in Assessments and T20Is. India are solely the second crew in males’s cricket historical past to realize this feat after South Africa did it in August 2012.
India are on 116 score factors, one forward of Pakistan, after their victory over Australia on Friday. Nonetheless, they may nonetheless slip down the desk if Australia win the remaining two matches within the sequence.
Over the course of this month, India, Pakistan and Australia had been all in competition for the highest spot. Pakistan emerged with it on the finish of the Asia Cup, regardless that that they had a poor match. Australia’s problem fell away after they misplaced three straight ODIs to South Africa. India went on to win their eighth Asia Cup title after consigning Sri Lanka to a heavy defeat within the closing and backed that efficiency up by dispatching Pat Cummins’ crew with ease. Mohammed Shami picked up a career-best five-for and 4 of their high six scored half-centuries.
India even have 4 gamers occupying the No. 1 positions throughout codecs: Suryakumar Yadav is the No. 1 batter in T20Is, Mohammed Siraj is the No. 1 bowler in ODIs whereas R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are on the high of the bowling and allrounder charts in Assessments.
India are set to play two extra ODIs towards Australia, in Indore and Rajkot respectively. They will even be taking part in two World Cup warm-up matches earlier than opening their marketing campaign within the match correct towards Australia on October 8 in Chennai.