India – New Delhi: Following the historic series win over South Africa, India cemented its position at the top of the ICC One-Day International (ODI) rankings.

Summary

  • New Delhi: Following the historic series win over South Africa, India cemented its position at the top of the ICC One-Day International (ODI) rankings.
  • India defeated South Africa by 73 runs in the fifth ODI yesterday in Port Elizabeth for a 4-1 lead in the six-match series, consolidating their position at the top of the table.
  • Even if South Africa win the sixth and final ODI on Friday in Centurion, India will remain No.1 on 121 points, while South Africa will end on 119 points, the ICC said in a statement.
  • India had entered the six-match series in the second position on 119 points, two points behind leaders South Africa.
  • Irrespective of the outcome of Friday’s match between South Africa and India, if England win all the five matches against New Zealand, Eoin Morgan’s side will claim the second position, with South Africa slipping to third.


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