Team India congratulating Hardik Pandya
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India’s excellent five-wicket win over England within the series-deciding third ODI at Manchester on Sunday, July 17 has helped them tremendously in boosting their place within the ICC ODI group rankings. By the advantage of this huge victory, the Rohit Sharma-led aspect has now jumped to the third spot within the newest rankings.

The Males in Blue thus pipped arch-rivals Pakistan, who’re on the fourth place with 106 factors. Nonetheless, it’s to be famous that India are simply three factors forward of Pakistan with 109 ranking factors to their tally. In truth, the Indian group was positioned on the fifth place within the ODI rankings previous to the England ODI collection.

New Zealand high this checklist with a ranking of 128 factors whereas the reigning ODI world champions England retain the second spot regardless of the latest collection loss with 121 factors to their tally.

India end their England tour on a excessive

Notably, Indian tempo spearhead Jasprit Bumrah, who took a six-wicket haul within the collection opener, was dominated out of this contest on account of a niggle and Mohammed Siraj was named his substitute. The pacer made a great first impression with a double-wicket maiden, eradicating Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow for geese.

A combating 60 from skipper Jos Buttler and a few useful contributions from Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Liam Livingstone, and Craig Overton helped England put up 259 on the board. Hardik Pandya (4/24) and Yuzvendra Chahal (3/60) starred with the ball for India.

In reply, the Males in Blue misplaced their high order with hardly something on the board earlier than Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya carried out the rescue act with a 133-run stand for the fifth wicket. Pant obtained a reprieve of a missed stumping and he made the England bowlers pay for it along with his attacking model of cricket.

The southpaw scored his maiden ODI century and accomplished the formalities when he struck David Willey for 5 consecutive fours in an over earlier than hitting the successful boundary off Joe Root within the forty third over to stay unbeaten on 125 off 113 balls. Thus, India registered their first ODI collection triumph on English soil after 2014.