India takes Protea’s No.1 ranking

CAPE TOWN- After clinching the ODI series, India has now been named the number one ranked team in one day internationals (ODI), by defeating the Proteas in Port Elizabeth.

India won by 73 runs, taking a 4-1 lead in the six match series. This is the first time India has won a series in South African soil.

India climbed to the top of the ICC ODI rankings for the third time in six months.

South Africa now sits in second place in ODI’s rankings .

The current ICC ODI Top 10:

1. India 122 ratings points

2. South Africa 118

3. England 116

4. New Zealand 115

5. Australia 112

6. Pakistan 96

7. Bangladesh 90

8. Sri Lanka 84

9. West Indies 76

10. Afghanistan 53

(List sourced in Sport24)

Photo Credit- India Today (India’s Captain Virat Kohli)

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