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Will India Go Onto The Top Spot In The ICC ODI Rankings?

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| September 20 , 2017 , 19:02 IST

The Indian cricket team will go onto the top spot in the ICC ODI Rankings if they manage to win the second match of the five-match series against Australia on Thursday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

The Indian cricket team will go onto the top spot in the ICC ODI Rankings if they manage to win the second match of the five-match series against Australia on Thursday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

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According to the ICC ODI rankings, the Indian Cricket team is currently at the second position with 117 points in the table, two points behind the leaders South Africa(119 points). While Australia is ranked 5th in the ODI rankings with 115 points.

A win for the men-in-blue in the second ODI will see them at the top spot as they will be ahead on decimal points. On the other hand, a loss for India will see no change in the table remain, as it was before this series began but the South African Cricket team will remain at the top spot, Australia will be second and India third.

The Indian Cricket team is highly likely to reach the top spot as the history suggests that India has won in all 3 previous outings against the Australian rivals.

Other reason for the win tomorrow could be the form of MS.Dhoni who scored 79 runs in just 88 with a strike rate of 89.77,  and Hardik Pandya who had an amazing match on Sunday when India won by 26 runs, Pandaya scored an unstoppable 83 runs of just 66 with a strike rate of 125.75.

Top 5 Cricket Teams in the world.

1. South Africa - 119

2.India- 117

3.Australia - 115

4. England- 113

5.New Zeland - 111