Pakistan, India and England have retained their top positions in the team ranking for test,odi and IT20 respectively. After today’s annual update that removes the 2015-16 series results and weights the results of 2016-17 and 2017-18 at 50 percent.
India and England have maintained their top rankings in the Team Rating for Tests and ODI respectively after today’s update today, with the 2015-16 series results removed and the 2016-17 and 2017-18 results weighted at 50 cents.
India’s lead over New Zealand in the MRF Tires ICC test team rankings has narrowed from eight to two points, and England remains at the forefront of the ICC ODI team ranking for MRF tires, with the gap to India in an extended table is only two points.
India had 116 points and New Zealand 108 points before the update, but India’s 3-0 win over South Africa and a 2-1 win in Sri Lanka were eliminated in the 2015-16 season. They lose three points while they are new In the two 2-0 defeats by New Zealand against Australia three points are scored.
In the only change in the table position, England has overtaken Australia in fourth place and is 105 points. Australia dropped to 98 points after losing six points, having won four of the five series in 2015/16, no longer in the calculations. Another significant movement has narrowed the gap between the seventh Pakistan and the eighth West Indies from 11 to two points.
England have been number 1, but to compete in the top of the league, they have to beat Ireland in a pending ODI and then beat Pakistan 3-2 or better in a home or lose to Ireland, then but defeating Pakistan 4: 1 or better.
South Africa has overtaken New Zealand in third place, while the West Indies are in seventh place before another position change ahead of Sri Lanka. No team has dropped out of the top 10, ensuring that the world’s top 10 teams are in action.
Three of the four teams that have achieved ODI status at the end of World Cricket League Division 2 will participate in the ranking once they have completed the required eight qualifiers. However, PNG joins the rankings after having played several ODIs before April 2018. The Netherlands, which already had ODI status, will need to play two more ODIs to reach a ranking.
Pakistan is leading in t20 format from long time and still at first position with 13 point difference from 2nd position holder India.
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