Team India becomes No.1 ranked side in T20Is
A series whitewash over West Indies has helped Team India overtake England at the top of the ICC Men’s T20I Team Rankings.
India won the three-match T20I series 3-0 with a 17-run victory in the third match. The Men in Blue had previously defeated West Indies 3-0 in the ODI series. The next encounter will be a three-match T20I series between India and Sri Lanka, which begins on Thursday.
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The triumph helped India catapult England at the top of the T20 team rankings, with Rohit Sharma’s side now matching the top rating of 269.
The victory propelled India beyond England at the top of the T20 team rankings, with Rohit Sharma’s side now matching England’s top rating of 269. While both England and India have a 269 rating, India has a total of 10,484 points, which is 10 higher than England’s 10,474.
After their 4-1 series victory over Sri Lanka, Pakistan (rating of 266), New Zealand (255), and South Africa (253) round out the top five countries, while Australia (249) remains in sixth place.
India defeated West Indies by 17 runs in the third and final T20I at Eden Gardens on Sunday. With Suryakumar Yadav’s 65-run knock and a spirited bowling performance. Harshal Patel finished with three wickets, while Venkatesh Iyer took two.
Suryakumar Yadav (65) and Venkatesh Iyer (35*) led India’s batsmen to a total of 184/5 in the allocated twenty overs. The hosts added 86 more runs to their tally in the final five overs, pushing the total above 180 runs. For the fifth wicket, Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav put on a 91-run stand.