This is how India will Top in ICC ODI Rankings before Cricket World Cup 2023

India vs Australia: After the brilliant performance in Asia Cup 2023, the Indian team has now reached second place in the ICC Men’s ODI Rankings. While Pakistan team still remains at the first position, the rating of both Pakistan and India is 115. Down below is the, This is how India will Top in ICC ODI Rankings before the Cricket World Cup 2023.

Currently, before the ICC World Cup 2023, the Indian team will play a three-match ODI series against Australia. The Indian team has a golden opportunity to reach number one in the ICC Men’s ODI rankings before the Cricket World Cup 2023. For your information, let us tell you that the Indian team is at the first position in T20 and Test rankings.

If Rohit Sharma and Company have to reach the first position in the ICC Men’s ODI Rankings, they will have to defeat the Australian team 2-0 in the series. If the Men in Blue succeeds in doing so, they will enter the ICC World Cup 2023 at the No. 1 position in the ODI rankings.

The first match of the series between India and Australia will be played at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali, while the second match will be played at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore. Whereas the third and last match will be played at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.

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In the first two matches of the series, Indian team captain Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and star all-rounder Hardik Pandya have been rested. In the absence of Rohit, KL Rahul has the responsibility of captaining the team in the first two ODI matches, in such a situation, he will have a special challenge to make the team win against Australia.

The Australian team is currently in third place with a rating of 113 points, if Pat Cummins and company succeed in defeating the Indian team in the series then they will come to the first place in the ICC match ODI rankings. But it is not going to be that easy for the Kangaroo team because they have to play on Indian condition.

Current ICC ODI Team Rankings

4South Africa242,551106
6New Zealand313,110100
8Sri Lanka383,51292
10West Indies382,58268

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For more details head to ICC’s official website.