For the first time in 34 years, Australia slip to sixth position in ICC ODI rankings


Nation Next Newsroom | Jun 18, 2018 16:41

Following its defeat against England, Australia, for the first time in 34 years, has slipped to the sixth position in ICC ODI rankings.
A picture from the 2nd ODI of the ongoing five-match series between Australia and England. (Photo Source: ICC/Twitter)

Following its defeat against England in the first two ODIs of the ongoing five-match ODI series, Australia, for the first time in 34 years, has slipped to the sixth position in ICC ODI rankings. The last time team Australia was in such a position was in January 1984.

Meanwhile, after Australia’s defeat, Pakistan climbed to the fifth position in the rankings. Australia will now have to win atleast one of the remaining three matches against England to climb back to the fifth position. Australia will play the third ODI against England on June 19.

Here is the list of the latest ICC ODI team rank with the ratings:

  1. England (124)
  2. India (122)
  3. South Africa (113)
  4. New Zealand (112)
  5. Pakistan (102)
  6. Australia (102)
  7. Bangladesh (93)
  8. Sri Lanka (77)
  9. West Indies (69)
  10. Afghanistan (63)