Australia slip to 34year low in ICC ODI rankings

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedPakistan move closer to direct qualification for 2019 World CupJune 19, 2017In “latest news”Sri Lanka secure World Cup berth after Windies defeatSeptember 20, 2017In “latest news”Bangladesh rise to No. 6 in ODI rankingsMay 25, 2017In “Bangladesh rise to No. 6 in ODI rankings” Defeats in the first two ODIs against England have sent Australia tumbling to a 34-year low in the ICC rankings. They have slipped to sixth place, and will need to win at least one of the three remaining games in the series to climb back above Pakistan to fifth.According to cricket.com.au, the last time Australia found themselves in sixth position was back in January 1984.The latest ICC ODI team rankings ESPNcricinfo LtdAustralia’s rankings situation reflects their downturn as an ODI side since beating Pakistan in a home series in January 2017. Thereafter, they have lost 13 of their 15 completed ODIs, in which time they have lost three successive bilateral series – to New Zealand, India and England – and exited the Champions Trophy at the group stage. (ESPNCricinfo)

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