Sports Desk: Bangladesh has gone one step ahead in the T20 rankings even though it has lost one rating point. Mahmudullah Riyadh is now at number 9 from number 10.
Originally, West Indies lost 6 ratings and moved from 8th to 10th position. Despite being one step ahead in Twenty20 cricket, Bangladesh is still at No. 7 in ODIs. However, in 50-over cricket, New Zealand has risen two places to number one.
The updated ICC rankings released on Monday are annual. The performance of all the matches from last May to this month and fifty percent of the performance of the previous two years have been taken into consideration. England has been number one in ODIs for so long. This time they went down to four in one push. India, which is in two, has dropped to three. And Australia has risen to two.
South Africa (5), Pakistan (6), Bangladesh (7), West Indies (8), Sri Lanka (9) and Afghanistan (10) are at the next place in the list.
Despite losing the top spot in ODIs, the English are at number one in T20. There are after them- India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Australia, South Africa, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and West Indies.