In the latest ICC rankings carried out on Monday, New Zealand have replaced England to become the number one side in the ODI rankings.
The Blackcaps sits at the top of the table with 121 points to their name. Australia is in the second position with 118 points, while India and England are placed at third and fourth position respectively, having 115 points each.
These updates eliminate results from 2017-18 and halve the weighting of matches played in 2019-20 which includes the 2019 World Cup.
Since last year, New Zealand have played one ODI series against Bangladesh, which they won 3-0. After winning the 2019 World Cup, England now find itself sitting at the fourth position. Since last year, they have lost ODI series to Australia and India.
Also, West Indies have surpassed Sri Lanka to take the eighth spot. South Africa, Pakistan and Bangladesh currently sit at fifth, sixth and seventh position respectively.
As far as the T20 rankings are concerned, England leads the table with 277 rating points. India are sitting below them with just one point behind, while New Zealand and Pakistan take the third and fourth position with 263 and 261 points respectively.
In other movements at the top of the T20I rankings table, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have advanced one place each to reach to eighth and ninth position respectively, while the West Indies have dropped two places to 10th.
India is currently the top-ranked Test side with 120 points to their name, followed by New Zealand and Australia at second and third respectively.
ICC rankings: Indian players benefit in Test rankings:
- Indian skipper Virat Kohli is currently at 5th spot in the Test batsmen rankings with 814 points while Rohit Sharma (747 points) and Rishabh Pant are tied at 6th place.
- This is the first time in Indian cricket history a wicket-keeper batsman in the Top 10 in ICC Test batsman ranking – Rishabh Pant ranked number 6 at the age of 23.
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