ICC ODI Rankings: England surpassed India to number one spot

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England, having beaten the Indian cricket team, has secured first place in the ODI Team Rankings of the International Cricket Council (ICC). For the first time since 2013, England has reached the top spot. England have got the benefit due to the poor season of 2014-15 in which he has won seven ODIs out of 25 against the full members. That session has been removed from the latest calculations, while 2015-16, 2016-17 has been counted as 50 percent.

Under the leadership of his coach Trevor Bayliss's guidance and captain Eoin Morgan, England won 41 out of 63 matches played after the 2014-15 season. England have won their last six ODIs and have reached the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy in 2017. Along with that, he is one of the strongest contenders of the World Cup title to be held in 2019.

In January this year

England had beaten Australia 4-1 in the Test series, while in the series against New Zealand in March, they won 3-2. England is at fifth place in the rankings for Test teams. In this, the Indian team is in the first place. Apart from this, England's team is also in fifth position in the T20 ranking, and Pakistan has held possession in the first place.

Last time, in January 2013, England topped the ODI ranking in the top of the rankings with 125 points - on the other hand, India lost 12 points to the second place with 12 points. South Africa has slipped one place to third place with 113 points-New Zealand is at fourth place behind it. There is no change in the rest of the rankings, which means that the current top 10 teams will play World Cup 2019.

World champions Australia are in fifth position, while Pakistan is at sixth place - Bangladesh (93 points), three points, while Sri Lanka (77) lost seven points - West Indies (69) lost five points but Afghanistan (63) Got five points.

T20 is Pakistan Top

There is no change in the T20 ranking, in which Pakistan is at the top. Afghanistan is now eighth ahead of Sri Lanka. Australia is second and India is third, after that there are teams of New Zealand and England.

India is the king in Test

Significantly, India's top position in the Test rankings remains intact. In this ranking, the rise in Team India's South Africa and Australia has become even more convincing. After calculating the results of the 2014 ranking of the Test ranking and giving importance to the results from 2015-16 to 2016-17, India has increased its number-one position on the number-one ranked South Africa to 13 points.

India has seized the ICC Test Championship for the second consecutive year. Team India is running top in the Test rankings since October 2016. Team India captain Virat Kohli was earlier in the top twice in January-February 2016 and August 2016. Bharat Mahendra Singh Dhoni had been in the top spot for the highest number of positions between November 2009 and August 2011 during the team's captaincy.

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