ICC ODI Rankings: New Zealand Drops To The Second Spot; England Occupies Apex Place

Kane Williamson

New Zealand has dropped to second place within the newest ICC Males’s ODI Workforce Rankings following consecutive losses to Australia, within the three-match ODI collection. Within the course of, England has climbed to the highest and occupies the apex place with a score of 119, whereas the Kiwis have 117. Tailing them are India, Pakistan, Australia and South Africa with 111, 107, 104 and 101 score factors respectively.

The Three Lions reclaimed the highest spot having misplaced it to New Zealand in Could 2021. The Blackcaps, although, can tie England at 119 scores in the event that they handle to win the ultimate ODI within the collection however will stay second on the premise of their inferior score factors.

POS TEAM MATCHES POINTS RATING
1 England 27 3,226 119
2  New Zealand 21 2,454 117
3  India 31 3,447 111
4  Pakistan 22 2,354 107
5  Australia 28 2,904 104
6  South Africa 21 2,111 101
7  Bangladesh 30 2,753 92
8  Sri Lanka 29 2,658 92
9  West Indies 41 2,902 71
10  Afghanistan 18 1,238 69

New Zealand squanders its probability to seal the opening ODI

It has been two powerful video games for the Kane Williamson-led aspect within the ongoing three-match collection. Australia snatched victory from the jaws of defeat within the first ODI. Chasing 233, Australia have been in a spot of trouble at 44/5 earlier than Cameron Inexperienced and Alex Carey carried out a rescue act.

The sixth-wicket pair added 158 runs, with each the batters making half-centuries. New Zealand did handle to make a comeback within the recreation with three wickets however cramped-up Inexperienced and Adam Zampa took Australia to victory.

Australia vs New Zealand 2nd ODI
Photograph Credit score: (Twitter / Cricket Australia)

Kiwi batsmen did not ship regardless of an outstanding bowling effort within the second ODI

Within the second ODI, New Zealand produced a superb bowling efficiency to limit Australia to 195/9. Matt Henry removed each openers early on earlier than Trent Boult ripped by Australia with a four-for. The guests have been 117/8 at one level earlier than lower-order contributions from Mitchell Starc, Zampa and Josh Hazlewood took them to a modest complete.

New Zealand team. Photo- ICC
New Zealand crew. Photograph- ICC

In reply, the Black Caps have been blown away by Starc and Sean Abbott early on. Kane Williamson and Daryl Mitchell dropped the anchor earlier than Zampa trapped the skipper. The leggie eliminated the opposite set batter in his very subsequent over because the Black Caps misplaced half their aspect for 38.

There was no actual restoration from the decrease order and the guests crumbled to 82 all out, dropping by a whopping 113 runs.

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