India guaranteed top spot in ODI rankings

Dubai, Oct 28 (IANS) World Champions India are guaranteed the No.1 spot after the last two One-Day Internationals (ODI) in the seven-match series against Australia were washed out.

Australia currently lead the series 2-1 with the final two matches to be played in Nagpur and Bangalore Wednesday and Saturday.

If Australia manage to win the final two ODIs, they will rise to 119 points while India will finish on 120. In sharp contrast, if India win both matches, they will finish on 123 points while Australia will slide to 114.

International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI rankings:

Rank Team Rating

1. India 122

2. Australia 117

3. England 111

4. Sri Lanka 111

5. South Africa 105

6. Pakistan 101

7. New Zealand 89

8. West Indies 89

9. Bangladesh 76

10. Zimbabwe 55


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