India has a chance to become number-1 in the series against Australia, will have to win the series by this much margin
India vs Australia ODI Series 2023: Despite the spectacular victory in Asia Cup 2023, the Indian team could not succeed in achieving the number-1 position in the ICC ODI rankings. However, there is a golden opportunity for Team India to reach this position before the ODI World Cup 2023. If the Indian team is successful in performing well in the 3-match ODI series against Australia starting from September 22 and also wins the series 2-1, then it will reach the number-1 position.
There has been a lot of change in the ICC ODI team rankings in the last 2 weeks. The Australian team had achieved the number-1 position by defeating South Africa in the first 2 ODI matches. After this, he had to lose this position due to consecutive defeats in the last 3 matches. Pakistan team is currently at number-1 position with 114.889 rating points.
If we talk about the Indian team, it is at second place in the ICC ODI rankings. At present the rating points of Team India are 114.659. Now with a clean sweep against Australia or winning the series 2-1, the Indian team will achieve the number-1 position before the start of the ODI World Cup.
Australia also has a chance to achieve number-1 position
The Australian team is currently at third position in the ICC ODI rankings with 113 rating points. In the series against India, he will also have a chance to reach number one in the ODI rankings. However, for this they will have to win all the matches of this 3 match series. The first match of this series between India and Australia will be played on 22 September while the second and third matches will be played on 24 and 27 September. Immediately after this, the ODI World Cup will start in India from 5th October.
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