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India Consolidated Top Position in ICC ODI Rankings; Increased Lead over Rivals

After victory in ICC Champions Trophy 2013, India maintained the top most position in ICC ODI rankings with 123 points.

Jun 25, 2013 15:16 IST
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India clinched the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 on 23 June 2013 against England at Edgbaston in Birmingham with a five-run victory. After this victory, India not just maintained the top most position in ICC ODI rankings, but also widened the gap with its nearest rivals, England.

India has the rating points of 123 now and its nearest rivals, England as well as Australia have the ranking of 113 points. South Africa, on the other hand has rating of 111.

Players who jumped in ICC ODI rankings

Significant gains were made by Ravindra Jadeja and Shikhar Dhawan. It is important to note that Shikhar Dhawan was also declared as the Man of the Tournament during the ICC Champions Trophy 2013. Ravindra Jadeja climbed to his career best third ranking among all the bowlers and All-rounders category.

R.Ashwin is placed at ninth position among the bowlers. Among the batsmen, Shikhar Dhawan jumped 21 positions and reached 29th position with his performance in Champions trophy. Shikhar Dhawan was also given the Golden Bat trophy for scoring maximum number of runs in the tournament.

Protean Skipper AB Devilliers is at the top most position of batsmen, followed by Hashim Amla. At the third position is India’s Virat Kohli.

ICC ODI rankings of the teams:

Name of the Team

ICC ODI Ranking

India

123

England

113

Australia

113

South Africa

111

Sri Lanka

108

Pakistan

102

New Zealand

88

West Indies

88

Bangladesh

75

Zimbabwe

55

Ireland

39

Netherlands

14

Kenya

11

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