India have moved previous Pakistan to grow to be the No. 1 ranked group in ODIs forward of the World Cup at residence. In consequence, they now occupy the highest spot throughout codecs, having already been No. 1 in Assessments and T20Is. India are solely the second group in males’s cricket historical past to attain this feat after South Africa did it in August 2012.
Over the course of this month, India, Pakistan and Australia had been all in rivalry for the highest spot. Pakistan emerged with it on the finish of the Asia Cup, despite the fact that that they had a poor event. Australia’s problem fell away after they misplaced three straight ODIs to South Africa. India went on to win their eighth Asia Cup title after consigning Sri Lanka to a heavy defeat within the last and backed that efficiency up by dispatching Pat Cummins’ group with ease. Mohammed Shami picked up a career-best five-for and 4 of their high six scored half-centuries.
India even have 4 gamers occupying the No. 1 positions throughout codecs: Suryakumar Yadav is the No. 1 batter in T20Is, Mohammed Siraj is the No. 1 bowler in ODIs whereas R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are on the high of the bowling and allrounder charts in Assessments.
India are set to play two extra ODIs in opposition to Australia, in Indore and Rajkot respectively. They may also be enjoying three World Cup warm-up matches earlier than opening their marketing campaign within the event correct in opposition to Australia on October 8 in Chennai.