ICC T20I Rankings: India slip to 7th position

Bengaluru, Dec 1: Former world champions India have slipped to 7th in the latest ICC T20I Team Rankings while Sri Lanka continue to be the number one side in the world.

The rankings were updated today (December 1) after the completion of the Pakistan-England series. Eoin Morgan-led England whitewashed Pakistan 3-0 and have jumped to 4th from 8th. Yesterday (November 30) in Sharjah, they won in Super Over.

File photo: Indian players during a match

Before the start of the series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), England had 107 rating points and were at 8th. Now, they are at 4th place with 117 points.

On November 8 (before Pakistan-England T20Is), India were 6th and with England moving up, they have lost one place. Pakistan, from 2nd have fallen to 6th following the 0-3 drubbing.

India have no T20I matches scheduled this month. Recently they lost 0-2 to South Africa. They will tour Australia next month ahead of hosting the ICC World Twenty20 2016 (March and April). India will play 5 ODIs and 3 T20Is against Australia in January 2016.

ICC T20I Team Rankings (as on 1 December, after Pakistan-England series)

(Read as rank, team, points)

1. Sri Lanka 125

2. West Indies 118

3. Australia 118

4. England 117

5. South Africa 115

6. Pakistan 114

7. India 110

8. New Zealand 108

9. Afghanistan 79

10. Bangladesh 69

11. Hong Kong 66

12. Scotland 66

13. Netherlands 61

14. Zimbabwe 53

15. Ireland 42

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