Sunday, February 23, 2014

india is trying to retain number 2 position in icc rankings | india is aiming to retain 2nd spot in icc rankings

india begin their fight in the Asia Cup, which initiates Feb 25 in Dhaka, with an intend to holding the number-two spot on the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings at the April 1 cut-off date.

At number two, India will be the most astounding stacked up side in the five-group competition, with 115 appraisals focuses, and will challenge the competition that additionally emphasizes fourth-stacked up Sri Lanka, sixth-set Pakistan, ninth-set Bangladesh and unranked Afghanistan.

The side that completes top of the ODI rankings table at the April 1 cut-off date will appropriate a shield and a cheque of $175,000, while the side that completes second will gain $75,000.

India held the most obvious rank from January 2013, yet ceded the top position to Australia in the wake of losing the later ODI arrangement against New Zealand 0-4.

Australia are currently guaranteed of the most obvious standing on the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings on the April 1 cut-off date, with 117 appraisals focuses, and will gain the ODI Shield and the cheque of $175,000.

Regardless of the possibility that India were to win all their matches in the Asia Cup, including the last, they might pick up just two evaluations focuses to move to 117, comparable to Australia. Yet when evaluations are ascertained past the decimal focus, Michael Clarke's side will be stacked up higher.

Subsequently, India can under the most favorable conditions plan to hold the number-two position at the close of the Asia Cup, however their position will be tested by fourth-stacked up Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka adjusted off a three-match arrangement against hosts Bangladesh with a six wickets win Saturday to win the arrangement 3-0.

The clean scope helped Sri Lanka pick up one appraisals focus to move to 109, keeping pace with England, however when evaluations were ascertained past the decimal focus, Angelo Mathews' men were fit to make headway into fourth place.

Sri Lanka can now want to push forward of India on the rankings table assuming that they win all their matches in the Asia Cup, including the last. In such a situation, Sri Lanka will pick up three evaluations focuses to complete on 112, one appraisals focus in front of India and, thusly, climb two spots to second.

Be that as it may if India win even one of their matches throughout the competition, they will clutch the number-two position, despite losing up to three evaluations focuses to complete on 112.