Pakistan retain top spot in latest ICC T20I rankings

06:24 PM | 2 May, 2018
Pakistan retain top spot in latest ICC T20I rankings
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DUBAI - Pakistan national cricket team is maintaining its top spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings, continuing to hold a four-point lead over second-placed Australia, with India at No.3 after gaining two points in the latest update.

According to the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Men’s Team Rankings, the top-7 positions in the list have remained static, while Afghanistan has jumped up to the 8th spot by knocking Sri Lanka one place down.

Pakistan remained at top with 130 points, Australia maintained second spot with 126 points, India remained third with 123 points, New Zealand fourth with 116 points, England fifth with 115 points, South Africa sixth with 114 points, while West Indies maintained sixth spot with 114 points.

Afghanistan (with 87 points) overtook Sri Lanka (with 85 points) to bag the eight sport, while Bangladesh secured tenth spot with 75 points, followed by Scotland, Zimbabwe, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Oman and Ireland.

Behind Ireland, who have 33 points, are Nepal, but they have played just four games and need to play one more before being ranked.