Dubai: India claimed the top location in the ICC men’s T20 Global Staff Rankings on Monday, riding on their 3- sequence sweep about the West Indies at property.
Rohit Sharma’s guys scored a 17-run victory in excess of the West Indies in the 3rd and ultimate T20 of the series on Sunday in Kolkata and in the procedure, clinched an emphatic 3- thoroughly clean sweep.
The triumph assisted India catapult England at the major of the T20 team rankings, with the facet now matching the top score of 269. India final attained the range 1 location again in 2016, a reign that lasted a minor over two months.
When England and India both equally have the identical score throughout 39 intercontinental matches in the current rankings period (269), India has a total of 10,484 factors, 10 extra than England’s 10,474.
In accordance to a statement issued by the ICC, Pakistan (266), New Zealand (255) and South Africa (253) complete the top five record, though latest planet champions Australia (249) continue being in sixth after their 4-1 collection victory in excess of Sri Lanka.
West Indies (235) are placed seventh, followed by Afghanistan (232), Sri Lanka (231) and Bangladesh (231).
Prior to the lately-concluded contests against the West Indies, India experienced whitewashed New Zealand 3- at residence in November past calendar year.