Proud moment for India team for achieving 1st rank again in ODI matches, Indian have surged to the top of the ICC ODI rankings after defeating Australia in the third ODI in Indore on Sunday. India now have 120 rating points and are one point ahead of South Africa, with whom they were tied after winning the second ODI against Australia. Notably, India are also currently world number one in Test rankings.
India beat Australia by 5 wickets in the third ODI played between the two sides at Indore. The victory helped them take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five match series which helps them pip South Africa to claim the no. 1 spot in the ICC ODI rankings. This now means that India are now at the top of both the Test and ODI rankings.
At the start of the series, India were two points behind South Africa in the rankings. Their wins in the first and second matches meant that they came within 0.01 rating points of South Africa, which also led to many claiming that India had become World No.1 already. Australia, on the other hand, are six rating points behind India on third. South Africa can reclaim the top spot if they beat Bangladesh in the upcoming three-match series that will be preceded by a Test series.