India tops the ICC T20I Rankings by seven points over England


India won a close series against Australia in Hyderabad, moving them ahead of England by seven points atop the ICC T20 rankings.

India, headed by Rohit Sharma, rallied from a 1-0 deficit against the visiting Australia to draw the series in Nagpur, and Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav’s fifties in the last match on Sunday sealed a 2-1 victory.

The six-wicket victory in the final over raised their rating in the ICC T20 rankings, which were revealed on Monday, by one point to 268 points, giving them a seven-point advantage over England, their nearest competitor.

India will have the opportunity to increase their lead over the competition before the World Cup in Australia during the forthcoming three-match series against South Africa.


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