Chance for Pakistan to consolidate position at top of T20I rankings
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Chance for Pakistan to consolidate position at top of T20I rankings

by Sahir Usman Mar 31, 2018 • 14:14 PM

March 31 (CRICKETNMORE) - Pakistan have the opportunity to firm up their position at the top of the ICC T20I Team Rankings in an upcoming three-match series against the Windies which will be played in Karachi from 1 to 3 April.

A 3-0 victory will take the Sarfraz Ahmed-led side four points clear of Australia, who had closed in on them following a 2-0 series win over New Zealand last month. Pakistan and Australia are both currently on 126 points, with Pakistan ahead on decimal points.

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The Windies, who are currently in fifth position with 115 points, will slip to 111 points and seventh position, behind England and South Africa, in such a scenario.

A 2-1 win for Pakistan will not change the position or points for either side while a 2-1 win for the Windies will pull Pakistan down to 123 points, just two more than third-placed India. The Windies will be on 119 points.

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In case the Jason Mohammed-led side are victorious by a 3-0 margin, they will overtake Pakistan with the teams finishing on 122 and 120 points, respectively.


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