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ICC ODI Rankings: Ind vs Eng 2nd ODI, Can India become World No.1?


ICC ODI Rankings: Virat Kohli’s team India just two wins away to become World No.1 ODI team

Ind vs Eng ODI series – ICC ODI Rankings: With the first ODI in the bag, Virat Kohli & Co are inching closer to become the best 50-over team in the world. India will face England on Friday for the second of the three ODI-series at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune and win in the next 2 matches will make India World No. 1 ODI Team in ICC Rankings.

Ind vs Eng 2nd ODI – Can India become World No. 1 by winning next two matches against England? Both the teams have been injury struck after the first ODI. While India will take the pitch without Shreyas Iyer, who suffered a shoulder injury, the Three Lions might miss captain Eoin Morgan and Sam Billings.

However, Iyer’s absence will not hurt the hosts as much as England will suffer if their two mainstays are ruled out.

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With World No.1 spot and the series at stake, both the teams will want to win the second ODI.

Ind vs Eng 2nd ODI – Can India become World No. 1 by winning next two matches against England?

ICC ODI Rankings: What are the current standings?

Currently, England occupies the number one place with 122 rating points. India added one crucial point to take the rating points to 118. New Zealand, while filing the copy were at 117. However, if they win against Bangladesh, they will also get 118 points but will stay at third place. It is because the Men In Blue have better points than the Black Caps. Australia are the fourth position with 111 rating points, followed by South Africa and Pakistan.

POS

TEAM

RATING

1

England

122

2

India

118

3

New Zealand

117

4

Australia

111

5

South Africa

108

6

Pakistan

100

7

Bangladesh

90

8

Sri Lanka

80

9

West Indies

78

10

Afghanistan

59

*Last updated on March 25

ICC ODI Rankings: How can India become No.1?

Virat Kohli’s Team India, although missed out on becoming the best T20I side, they have a golden opportunity to do it in the 50-over format. A win in the second ODI, get them one more point to their tally and will be just one point behind the 2019 world champions.

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A victory in the third, and a clean sweep to the series, will take them to the top spot, one point clear of England.

Points table if India becomes No.1 in ICC ODI Rankings – Team

POS

TEAM

RATING

1

India

120

2

England

119

 

Ind vs Eng ODIs full schedule, match, toss timings and venue

IND vs ENG ODIs schedule

Match details

Date

Day

Time (IST)

Toss time (IST)

Venue

1st ODI

23-Mar

Tuesday

1:30 PM

1:00 PM

Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

2nd ODI

26-Mar

Friday

1:30 PM

1:00 PM

Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

3rd ODI

28-Mar

Sunday

1:30 PM

1:00 PM

Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

 

Ind vs Eng: India ODI squad for England series:

India’s ODI squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur.

Ind vs Eng: England ODI squad for India 2021

Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood.

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