Team India becomes the No 1 Team in the ICC ODI rankings after defeating New Zealand by 90 runs in Indore. The Men in Blue had won the first match by 12 runs in Hyderabad and the second match by 8 wickets in Raipur. This was India’s second consecutive clean sweep after defeating Sri Lanka last week.
England, who had taken over first place three days ago following New Zealand’s loss to India in the second ODI, is now second, while the Black Caps are fourth. Australia is ranked third. India currently has 114 rating points, England has 113, and Australia has 112 rating points. New Zealand now has 111 points after the victory.
Team India becomes No.1 team in the ICC Men’s ODI Team Rankings
England may reclaim first place if they defeat South Africa 3-0 in their forthcoming One-Day International series.
As India completed a clean sweep on Tuesday, Rohit Sharma recorded his first ODI century in three years, and Shubman Gill extended his dominance with another beautiful tonne.
Batters from both teams lit up the dead rubber at the Holkar Stadium, scoring 680 runs.
Rohit (101 off 85 balls) reached three figures for the first time since January 2020, while Gill (112 off 78 balls) produced his fourth ODI century to help India reach 385 for nine.
Following two failures, New Zealand’s top-order performed admirably. Devon Conway (138) and Shardul Thakur (3/45) put on key partnerships, but Shardul Thakur (3/45) and Kuldeep Yadav (3/62) struck frequently to dismiss the Black Caps for 295 in 41.2 overs.
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umran Malik
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