For the first time in historical past, the Indian men’s cricket team is presently at the prime of the rankings in all formats, Test, ODIs and T20. This comes after the team claimed the Number 1 rating in the newest ICC Test Rankings after defeating the Australian team in Nagpur. The “Men in Blue” have been already at the prime spot in the different two formats.
With this, Rohit Sharma has turn into the first Indian captain in all the formats below whom the team achieved this uncommon feat.
In Tests, India with 115 factors is adopted by Australia with 111 factors and England with 106 factors. England has an opportunity to enhance their rating in the event that they carry out nicely in the collection in opposition to New Zealand in the Test collection from February 16.
To maintain the prime spot, India might want to beat Australia in the subsequent Test in New Delhi. This will enhance the team’s probabilities of qualifying for the World Test Championship closing which is able to happen in England in June.
India had attained the prime rating in ODIs in January after defeating New Zealand 3-0. Before that, they defeated Sri Lanka in a collection 3-0. It presently has 114 factors. It is adopted by Australia at 112 factors and New Zealand at 111 factors.
In the T20 format, India has 267 factors. It is adopted intently by England with 266 factors and Pakistan with 258 factors.
“Rohit Sharma has been rewarded for his match-defining ton in Nagpur with a rise from 10th to 8th in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Test Batting Rankings,” ICC mentioned in an announcement. All-rounder Axar Patel has jumped six locations to seventh in the ICC Men’s Test All-Rounder Rankings.
In ICC T20 Batting Ranking, Suryakumar Yadav is first ranked. Ravichandran Ashwin has additionally jumped a number of spots and is now at the 2nd spot in the ICC Test Bowling Rankings.
In the ODI bowling rankings, Mohammed Siraj has the prime spot.