India move to second spot in ODI rankings

February 6th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS  

Dubai, Feb 6 (IANS) India’s ninth consecutive One-day international win moved them up to the second spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings released Friday.India displaced Australia, who slipped to the third spot after their second consecutive loss in the ODI series against New Zealand at home.

South Africa lead the points table with 125 points while India have 122. Only one point separates India from Australia while New Zealand is fourth with 117 points.

Pakistan are fifth while England and Sri Lanka are sixth and seventh, respectively.

The number one ODI team April 1 will be richer by $175,000 with the runners-up getting $75,000.

Rankings:

1. South Africa 125 rating points
2. India 122
3. Australia 121
4. New Zealand 117
5. Pakistan 111
6. England 108
7. Sri Lanka 103
8. West Indies 91
9. Bangladesh 46
10. Zimbabwe 23
11. Ireland 19
12. Kenya 0

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