India were rewarded for their stunning 3-0 sweep of the West Indies as they increased the gap between them and Pakistan while retaining third place in the latest ICC Men’s ODI Team Ranking. The Men in Blue now have 110 ranking points while arch-rivals Pakistan have 106.
Despite the absence of at least seven first-choice stars, including Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, Rishab Panting, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahuland Bhuvneshwar KumarIndia showed the world they have plenty of depth behind the scenes as they finished a 3-0 sweep over the West Indies on Wednesday with an emphatic 119-point win in the series finale at Queen’s Park Oval , Port of Spain .
The triumph was India’s third victory in the ODI trotting series and it helped them raise their mark to a total of 110 points, four points clear of their rivals Pakistan who sit in the final standings.
Meanwhile, New Zealand top the ODI team rankings with a rating of 128, while reigning world champions England (119) remain in second place despite their recent setbacks. against India and South Africa. Australia (101) and South Africa (101) are fifth, followed by Bangladesh (98), Sri Lanka (92), the West Indies (69) and Afghanistan (69).
Pakistan will have the chance to topple India when they tour the Netherlands for a three-game ODI series next month.