Aaron Finch-led Australia have climbed to the top spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League factors desk after registering a 2-1 victory over India in the three-match ODI sequence which ended on Wednesday.
Hosts Australia are standing on the No.1 place in the standings with a complete of 40 factors.
India, then again, clinched the third and final recreation of the ODI sequence towards Australia by 13 runs at Manuka Oval to keep away from sequence sweep and occupy the No.6 place with 9 factors, the ICC press launch stated.
Australia had been scientific in their method with stellar performances in all departments, defeating Virat Kohli-led India in the primary two video games of the sequence. In the third ODI at Canberra immediately, debutant T Natarajan from India dismissed Marnus Labuschagne to choose up his maiden worldwide wicket after half-centuries from Virat Kohli, all-rounder Hardik Pandya (92*) and Ravindra Jadeja (66*). The performances helped India to a 13-run win.
Australia had defeated England 2-1 in their earlier sequence of the 13-team championship, which was launched this 12 months to deliver context to ODI cricket and likewise to resolve the seven direct qualifiers for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. India, although assured of a berth as hosts, had been to use the chance for long-term preparation.
Meanwhile, reigning World Cup winners England are standing on the second spot in the factors desk with 30 factors. They defeated Ireland 2-1 in the opening sequence of the championship earlier than dropping by the identical margin to five-time world champions Australia.
Pakistan are additionally on 20 factors after a 2-1 sequence win over Zimbabwe, who secured 10 factors for his or her Super Over win in the ultimate ODI performed in Rawalpindi.