ICC Team Ranking Updated After AUS vs SA 2nd ODI 2023:Australian Men’s Cricket Team has toppled Pakistan to re-claim the top ICC Team Ranking spot in the newly revised table following the completion of Australia vs South Africa 2nd ODI in Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein. Australia thrashed South Africa by a mammoth 123 runs subsequently taking a 2-0 lead in the five-game series. This article will take you through the ICC Team Ranking Updated after AUS vs SA 2nd ODI.
After winning the flip of the coin, South Africa made Australia to bat first. The Australians took up the opportunity to muster a gigantic score of 391 runs in 50 overs owing to centuries from David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne while a fine half-century knocks by Travis Head and Josh Inglis.
South Africa needed a healthy partnership to hunt down the mammoth total posted by Australia, which they failed to get. Despite the efforts of Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Henrich Klassen and David Miller, who all just fell a couple of runs short of their individual half-centuries, South Africa could get to a score of 269 runs.
With the win, Australia closed in on Pakistan and displaced them from the top ICC Team Ranking spot. Australia is currently ranked number 1 in the ICC Team Rankings an overall rating of 121. Pakistan slipped down to the second spot with a 120 rating while India is placed third in the column with a 114 rating. New Zealand, England and South Africa have occupied the subsequent spots with 106, 99 and 97 ratings.
Australia has played 25 ODI games in the ongoing cycle in which it has amassed 3014 points. Similarly, Pakistan has featured in the same number of games, however, slightly fewer points are scored by them – 2997.
India, on the other side, has scored more points than Australia and Pakistan, in a total of 37 ODI games. Below is the ICC Team Ranking Updated After AUS vs SA 2nd ODI 2023.
ICC Team Ranking (Men’s ODI Standing)
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