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India’s Eden challenge: Win ODI, be No.1 in the world

India's Eden challenge: Win ODI, be No.1 in the world

Indian cricket team have chance to top spot in the ICC ODI Rankings if they manage to beat Australia in the second match of the five-match series at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday.

Virat Kohli and his team are currently ranked second in the table, two points behind top-placed South Africa. Meanwhile, Australia — who lost to India in the first ODI by 26 runs (D/L) — are marginally behind the ‘Men in Blue’ at third.

If India do take a 2-0 lead in the series, they will go onto lead the charts in both ICC ODI and Test rankings. India are also the number-one ranked Test side, 15 points ahead of South Africa.

History indicates ” (2009 – India won the 2nd ODI by 99 runs at Nagpur ; 2010 – India won the 2nd ODI by 5 wickets at Vizag ; 2013 – India won the 2nd ODI by 9 wickets at Jaipur).”

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