India consolidate number one position in ICC ODI ranking
Last Updated: 14 Feb 2018 09:45 AM
- India thrashed South Africa by 73 runs to win the fifth one-dayer in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.
- With this win, India claimed their first-ever series win across all formats in the rainbow nation.
- The Virat Kohli led Indian team also registered its 9th consecutive bilateral ODI series win.
- Following their historic victory at the St. George’s Park, the India team has leapfrogged South Africa to take the No.1 position in the ICC ODI ranking.
- India have jumped one position in the table and have 121 points in their kitty.
- And, they will retain the position irrespective of the outcome of the sixth and final encounter.
- While the African giants have slipped to 118 points from 120 following their defeat in the 50-overs format.
- South Africa’s massive defeat has handed England an opportunity to take the second spot if they beat New Zealand 5-0 in the upcoming ODI series.
First Published: 14 Feb 2018 09:45 AM