Dubai: After losing the series 1-4 in the home ground from the Indian cricket team, the New Zealand team has dropped to number four in the ICC ODI rankings. New Zealand lost a match by 35-run loss to India in the fifth and final ODI in Wellington on Sunday and the hosts lost the series 1-4. The new ODI team rankings released by the ICC have been rolled down to New Zealand's fourth position. New Zealand and South Africa have the same 111-111 points but on the basis of decimal points, South Africa is now ahead of New Zealand.
At the same time, after winning the 4-1 ODI series in New Zealand, India has gained one point and is retained at number two. India now has 122 ratings England, ready to host this year's World Cup, remains at the top with 126 rating points.
Prior to the series, India had 121 and New Zealand had 113 rating points. But after losing the series, the Kiwi team has suffered two points loss. After losing 2-3 series in South Africa last week, Pakistan is at number five with 102 points. At the same time, world champions Australia is at number six with 100 points.
This is the latest ODI team ranking, Top-10
England - 126 points
India - 122 points
South Afrika - 111 points (50 matches)
New Zealand - 111 points (51 matches)
Pakistan - 102 points
Australia - 100 points
Bangladesh - 93 points
Sri Lanka - 78 points
West Indies - 72 points
Afghanistan - 67 points