Pakistan cricket team jumps past Team India in the latest ICC ODI Rankings
Pakistan overtake India in ODI rankings. After a clean sweep of the West Indies in Multan, Pakistan has overtaken India in the MRF Tyres ICC Men's ODI Team Rankings. After winning the series against the West Indies in Multan, Pakistan Cricket team moved up to No.4 in the updated MRF Tyres ICC Men's ODI Team Rankings.
Pakistan had a rating of 102 before the series with West Indies began. However, their 3-0 clean sweep of the Windies has vaulted them to No. 4 in the world rankings, with a rating of 106, leaving India in fourth place with a rating of 105.
Pakistan played wonderful Cricket in recent years in ODI format under the captaincy of Babar Azam who was breaking world records for fun every time he touched the bat. In the 50-over format, Pakistan was unstoppable for the past two years.
Even the mighty Australia arrived in Pakistan for the first time since 1998, but they were also unable to beat Pakistan. This West Indies team which was led by Nicolas Pooran had no chance against the mighty Pakistan. They lost all the three matches in the series.
Babar Azam not only led the side with his captaincy but also with his bat. His batting in recent years have been sensational, beating records after records. It is easy to say that Babar Azam is the best batsman in the world currently.
Before Pakistan's next ODI series in August,India will play a series against the same West Indies and England which will give Team India an opportunity to climb above Pakistan. The clash of India and Pakistan is expected by this whole world which will be happening in the T20 World Cup later this year. With taking the current form into consideration, Pakistan start as favorites against the Men in Blues. India will look to take revenge on Pakistan for the brutal loss against them in the T20 World Cup Last year.