ICC T20I Rankings: Australia at the top for the time in T20I rankings, Pakistan slipped to 4th

ICC T20I Rankings: Australia at the top for the time in T20I rankings, Pakistan slipped to 4th
ICC T20I Rankings: Australia at the top for the time in T20I rankings, Pakistan slipped to 4th
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Australia have moved to the top of the ICC T20I rankings with 278 points for the first time since the T20I rankings were introduced in 2011.

Pakistan have moved to the fourth position with 260 points after being at the top of the table for 27 months since January 2018. England are in second place with 268 points and are followed by India in third place with just two points behind (266 points).

Afghanistan are down from seventh to 10th while Bulgaria are the biggest gainers, up 12 places to 51st in the 84-country list of teams that played the requisite six matches in the past three years.

When the global T20I rankings were launched 12 months ago, there were 80 ranked teams. Since then seven teams have joined the table (Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Romania and Turkey), while three countries (France, Isle of Man and Israel) have lost their rankings having played insufficient matches.

Rank Team Points
1 Australia 278(+9)
2 England 268(+1)
3 India 266(+2)
4 Pakistan 260(-10)
5 South Africa 258(-1)
6 New Zealand 242(-3)
7 Sri Lanka 230(-2)
8 Bangladesh 229(+2)
9 West Indies 229(+3)
10 Afghanistan 228(-5)
11 Zimbabwe 191(-2)
12 Ireland 190(+2)
13 UAE 186(-)
14 Scotland 182(-5)
15 Nepal 180(-5)
16 PNG 179(+3)
17 Netherlands 178(-1)
18 Oman 176(+2)
19 Namibia 157(+4)
20 Singapore 142(+5)

In the ICC Test rankings Australia is the table topper while in the ICC ODI rankings England leads the table.