ICC Team Ranking Updated After PAK vs SL Asia Cup 2023; India ousted Pakistan from second position | Full ICC Men’s ODI Team Standings
ICC Team Ranking Updated

ICC Team Ranking Updated After PAK vs SL Asia Cup 2023: The latest updated ICC Men’s ODI Team Standing is here and India ousted Pakistan to take second position in the ICC Ranking. Pakistan lost to Sri Lanka by 2 wickets and lost the joint-top spot in the ICC ODI Team Rankings. This article covers the ICC team ranking updated after PAK vs SL Asia Cup 2023.

Pakistan started the Asia Cup 2023 Tournament as the world’s number 1 ODI team and they are now number 3 at the end of the tournament (for them). Pakistan had a terrible campaign in terms of both luck and performance, playing five matches and winning only two of them. They suffered two defeats—one against India and the other to Sri Lanka—and one match was called off due to weather.

Yesterday, on 14th September, Pakistan lost the virtual semifinal of the Asia Cup 2023 against Sri Lanka by 2 wickets. The match was reduced to 42 overs due to rain interruption. Pakistan batted first and put up the target of 252 runs in 42 overs. Sri Lanka responded with calculated risk and the match went to the last over where Sri Lanka needed 7 runs with a tail-ender in the strike.

The final over responsibilities were placed upon debutant Zaman Khan, but today was Asalanka’s day to be a hero. Asalanka hit a four off the 5th ball and took 2 on the last ball to secure a berth in the final of Asia Cup 2023.

Sri Lanka advanced to the finals by thrillingly defeating Pakistan

This loss not only cost Pakistan the Asia Cup Final but also the 3 invaluable ranking points in the ICC Team ranking of ODI. They were the joint Number 1 ODI team before this match with 118 rating points but after losing to Sri Lanka, they are number 3 with 115 ranking Points.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka, who were 8th down in the table have got a revival and stepped up a rank to 7th in the updated ICC Men’s ODI Ranking after their 2-wicket victory against Pakistan.

India, on the other hand, is unbeaten in this tournament till now, showcasing their domination in the Asian region. They have 116 ranking points after they defeated Sri Lanka 2 days ago and are sitting in the 2nd spot in the ICC Team Ranking of ODIs. They will be eying for the Number 1 spot in the ODIs.

Currently, Australia are the Number 1 ODI side in the world with 118 rating points. They have a 3-match ODI series against India in India just a week before the World Cup starts. That series will be a fight between Number 1 and Number 2 of ODI cricket.

Down below is the ICC Team Ranking Updated After PAK vs SL Asia Cup 2023:

Latest Updated ICC Team Ranking For ODIs

5New Zealand303,057102
6South Africa222,218101
7Sri Lanka373,44893
10West Indies382,58268
17United States3180826

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