ICC World Cup Super League: India move to 7th position after series win against England

ICC World Cup Super League: India move to 7th position after series win against England
ICC World Cup Super League: India move to 7th position after series win against England

ICC World Cup Super League: India move to 7th position; India moved up to seventh position on the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League standings after their seven-run win over England in the third ODI. The victory helped Virat Kohli’s India seal a 2-1 win over England in the series.

Despite the loss, England remain the top-ranked team in the standings with 40 points. England have played nine matches in the league out of which they have won four and lost five. India, on the other hand, have played six matches, winning three and losing as many. While England are on 40 points, India are on 29.

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The Super League started on July 30, 2020 with England’s three-match series against Ireland. It includes the 12 full members of the ICC along with the Netherlands, who won the 2015-17 ICC World Cricket League Championship to qualify for the competition.

ICC World Cup Super League: India move to 7th position after series win against England

Teams that finish within the top eight will gain automatic qualification for the 2023 World Cup which is scheduled to be held in India. Since India are the hosts, they have already gained automatic qualification but are a part of the league anyhow.

ICC ODI Rankings: India climbs to No. 2 after series victory, England still No. 1 in ICC Rankings

Already the best side in Test cricket, Virat Kohli’s Indian team had an opportunity to become the no. 1 ranked ODI team. India missed that after defeat in 2nd ODI, but by winning the series and 3rd ODI vs England, India is now the No. 2 team in the ICC Rankings.

India has left New Zealand behind at 3rd place and now with 119 points is in the second position.

England on the other hand, with 121 points is still the World No. 1 team despite losing the series to India.

ICC World Cup Super League: India move to 7th position after series win against England