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Pakistan has overtaken India in the latest ICC ODI rankings. Pakistan’s team recently achieved this milestone after a clean sweep in the home ODI series against West Indies. India has now reached the fifth position in the world ranking.
Pakistan has gone from 102 to 106 points in the latest ICC ODI rankings. He has moved up from fifth to fourth place. Whereas India has 105 points. Team India has not been playing ODI series for a long time. She slipped from fourth to fifth place. On the other hand, New Zealand’s team is on top, while England is second and Australia is in third place. India played the last ODI series against West Indies in February.
It was necessary to win all three matches to leave India behind.
Before the 3-match home series against West Indies, Pakistan had 102 points. He needed to win 3 matches against West Indies to leave India behind. Pakistan did the same to win the home series 3-0 over West Indies. With this he got 106 points. India played the last ODI against West Indies on 11 February 2022.
India has a chance to overtake PAK within a month
India has a chance to overtake Pakistan in the ODI rankings within a month. Because Pakistan now has to play a three-match ODI series against the Netherlands in August. At the same time, Team India has to play a series of 3-3 ODIs against England and West Indies in the second and last week of July.
India has to play a three-match ODI series against England from July 12 to July 17. After that, a 3-match ODI series against the West Indies is to be played on the West Indies tour from 22 to 27 July.
Captain Babar Azam’s brilliant performance in the series against West Indies
Pakistan captain Babar Azam performed brilliantly in the home series against West Indies. Pakistan beat West Indies by 5 wickets in the first ODI in Multan on 8 June. Babar Azam scored 103 runs in 107 balls. Along with this, he became the batsman to score a century in 3 ODI matches for 2 consecutive times. At the same time, in the second ODI match played on 10 June, Pakistan defeated West Indies by 120 runs. Azam scored 77 runs in 93 balls in this match.
With this, he broke the world record of making 50 plus in 9 consecutive matches in all formats. In the third match, Pakistan defeated West Indies by 53 runs. However, in this match, Azam was dismissed early and scored only 1 run in 3 balls.