24.com – Cape Town – Following their series-clinching win over South Africa in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday, India have usurped the Proteas as the No 1-ranked team in one-day international (ODI) cricket.

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  • Cape Town – Following their series-clinching win over South Africa in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday, India have usurped the Proteas as the No 1-ranked team in one-day international (ODI) cricket.
  • India’s 73-run win enabled the tourists to take a winning 4-1 lead in the six-match series, their first success in seven bilateral or multi-team series’ in South Africa.
  • India climbed to the top of the ICC ODI rankings for the third time in six months.
  • They overtake South Africa – who will finish the series as the No 2-ranked team.
  • India had become the No 1 ODI side after taking a 2-0 lead in the series, but had to win four of six matches to retain top spot after the series.


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