ISLAMABAD – Pakistan successfully overpowered its traditional rival India to secure the third spot in the International Cricket Council rankings for the Twenty20 format.
According to the latest rankings released on Monday, the Green Shirts gained five points to clinch the third spot followed by New Zealand and England.
.@MRFWorldwide @BLACKCAPS @englandcricket Here’s the full rankings update with South Africa and India falling below England and Pakistan, Australia above #WT20 champions West Indies. pic.twitter.com/omckh7XA7e
— ICC (@ICC) May 2, 2017
India lost six points to slip to the fourth position. With 118 points, they are now three points behind Pakistan, despite repeated seasons of IPL.
Surprisingly, Sri Lanka is at the eighth spot with a mere 95 points.