India gain points to move up to second place in ICC rankings
July 9 (CRICKETNMORE) - India have overtaken Australia to take second place after clinching their three-match series against England 2-1. The top three sides are now separated by 10 points, while three points separate fourth-ranked England and seventh-ranked West Indies. Pakistan have retained the top position with their tri-series victory.
Team rankings remain crucial as Australia plus the next nine highest-ranked sides will qualify directly for the 16-team ICC Men’s World T20 2020 in Australia.
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The remaining six sides will qualify from the 14-team ICC Men’s World T20 Qualifier 2019, which will be participated in by the six sides from the ICC World T20 2016, which are not in the Top 10 of the ICC T20I Team Rankings as on 31 December 2018, alongside the eight qualifiers from the regional finals.