Bangladesh claim no.6 spot again

Bangladesh claim number six spot again

Bangladesh have moved up to number six in ICC ODI rankings once again after their five-wicket victory against New Zealand in the ninth match of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at Swalec Stadium, Cardiff. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ র‍্যাংকিংয়ে ছয় নম্বরে বাংলাদেশ]

Bangladesh were at number seven with 92 points before the start of the match. Sri Lanka had claimed the number six spot with 94 points after beating India at The Oval by seven wickets.

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The Tigers pulled of a stunning victory of the Blackcaps on Friday chasing 266 after being 33/4 in 11.4 overs. Centuries from Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah Riyad has helped the Tigers knock New Zealand out.

For the second time in few weeks, Bangladesh have moved up to number six in ODI rankings. Last time when they were at this position, they defeated New Zealand by five wickets in tri-nation series in Dublin. They lost their position after losing to England in their first game.

ICC ODI rankings-

1. South Africa – 120 ratings

2. Australia – 118

3  India – 116

4. England – 113

5. New Zealand – 111

6. Bangladesh – 95

7. Sri Lanka – 94

8. Pakistan – 90

9. West Indies – 79

10. Afghanistan – 52

11. Zimbabwe – 46

12. Ireland – 41