Ranking scenarios: Windies vs Bangladesh
Bangladesh are set to take on the Windies in three-match ODI series starting from Sunday at Providence, Guyana. The Tigers are already two places ahead of the hosts in ODI rankings. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ সম্ভাবনা ও শঙ্কার সমীকরণে বাংলাদেশ]
Bangladesh are currently ranked seventh with 93 points while Windies are lagging at nine with 69 points. The positions of the teams will not change after the series irrespective of whatever the result happens. But Bangladesh have an opportunity to reduce gap with No.6 Australia.
If Bangladesh win by 3-0: Bangladesh will gain two points which will take them to 95 points. This will decrease the difference with Australia to just five points. While Windies will slip to 66 points, making it just three-point gap with Afghanistan’s 63.
If Bangladesh win by 2-1: A loss will mean Bangladesh losing one point. Windies will still have 69 points at the end of the series.
If Windies win by 2-1: Two losses will cut five points for Bangladesh. Windies will three points to 72.
If Windies win by 3-0: A Caribbean whitewash will lift the Windies to 75 points, two points less than Sri Lanka’s 77. Bangladesh, on 85, will still maintain eight-point difference with Sri Lanka.
England are currently topping the rankings table with 127 points. The World Cup hosts are followed India, South Africa, New Zealand and Pakistan in the top-five.
ICC ODI team rankings:
1. England – 127 points
2. India – 121 points
3. South Africa – 113 points
4. New Zealand – 112 points
5. Pakistan – 104 points
6. Australia – 100 points
7. Bangladesh – 93 points
8. Sri Lanka – 77 points
9. West Indies – 69 points
10. Afghanistan – 63 points
11. Zimbabwe – 54 points
12. Ireland – 38 points
13. Scotland – 33 points
14. UAE – 18 points
*As of July 21, 2018