After Team India won the ODI series in New Zealand and Australia’s poor showing against South Africa, Mahender Singh Dhoni’s team displaced Ricky Ponting’s men from the 2nd spot.
India achieved their highest rankings in the ICC ODI Championship chart (issued on Wednesday) since its inception in 2002. Toppling Ricky Ponting’s men from the second spot in the chart issued on Wednesday.
With 122 rating points skipper Dhoni’s men are one point ahead of Australia, while South Africa is at the top with 127 points.
Out of a total of 79 months since the launch of the ICC ODI Championship table, Australia has held the top spot for 69 months, including 52 straight months from October 2002 to January 2007.
New Zealand is at the 4th spot with 112 points, followed by Pakistan (111), England (108), Sri Lanka (105) and West Indies (92).