Team India ICC Ranking: The year 2023 is very important for Team India, because this time the ODI World Cup is to be played at home. India made a great start to the year by first defeating Sri Lanka and now New Zealand in the ODI series at home. On Tuesday (January 24), after winning the ODI match against New Zealand in Indore, Team India also achieved a new record.
The Indian team has now become number-1 in the ODI rankings, it was already number-1 in the T20 rankings. Team India is now dominating the rankings and under the leadership of captain Rohit Sharma, the Indian team is moving forward and the eyes are straight on the ODI World Cup 2023.
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ICC ODI Rankings
1. India – 114 ratings
2. England – 113 ratings
3. Australia – 112 ratings
4. New Zealand – 111 ratings
5. Pakistan – 105 ratings
ICC T20 Ranking
1. India – 267 ratings
2. England – 266 ratings
3. Pakistan – 258 ratings
4. South Africa – 256 ratings
5. New Zealand – 252 ratings
Apart from ODIs and T20s, if we look at the Test rankings, India is at number-2 there as well and Australia is at number-1. The Test rankings are starting against Australia in February itself, if India wins the four-match Test series, it can become number-1 as well. Let us tell you that to reach the final of the World Test Championship, it is necessary to be in the top-2 in the ICC rankings, that is, as of now, the final can be between India and Australia only.
Status of third ODI
If we talk about the match played in Indore, India scored 385 runs for nine wickets here in the third and final ODI against New Zealand. For India, Shubman Gill scored 112 while captain Rohit Sharma scored 101 runs. Hardik Pandya played an inning of 54 runs. For New Zealand, Jacob Duffy and Blair Tickner took three wickets each.
In response, the New Zealand team was able to score 295 runs, for New Zealand, Devon Conway played a brilliant inning of 138 runs. Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur took 3-3 wickets in this match from India, Yuzvendra Chahal got 2 wickets. India has won this series 3-0.
India-New Zealand ODI series-
First match- India won by 12 runs
Second match- India won by 8 wickets
Third match- India won by 90 runs