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ICC ODI Team Rankings (Latest): After PAK vs AFG World Cup 2023 Match. In the ICC ODI World Cup, the match at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, India, as part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, showcases Pakistan taking on Afghanistan. Historically, Pakistan has held the upper hand, winning all seven of their prior encounters. Interestingly, they have only faced off once before in an ODI World Cup. Both teams come into this match on the heels of recent losses and are determined to clinch a victory to regain momentum and earn crucial points. Nevertheless, Afghanistan break the record and won against Pakistan for the first time in ICC World Cup.

Pakistan’s initial innings began with promise, courtesy of Imam-ul-Haq and Abdullah Shafique, until Noor Ahmad intervened, stalling their progress. Noor Ahmad maintained the pressure on Pakistan’s top order, claiming two additional wickets, including Abdullah Shafique and Muhammad Rizwan. Nonetheless, Pakistan managed to accumulate a total of 282/7, with a late surge of boundaries, thanks to Iftikhar Ahmed and Shadab Khan.

In the second innings, Afghanistan initiated their chase with a strong opening partnership, amassing 130 runs. The partnership was interrupted by Shaheen Afridi, who dismissed R. Gurbaz. Nevertheless, an outstanding batting performance by Rahmat Shah and Hashmatullah Shahidi eventually led their team to victory with 8 wickets to spare.

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ICC ODI Team Rankings After PAK vs AFG

2Australia 353,894111
3Pakistan 323,525110
4South Africa283,026108
5New Zealand 384,007105
8Sri Lanka423,79290
10West Indies 382,58268

India Maintains Its Top Spot In The ICC Team Rankings

Under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, the Indian team showed incredible skills against New Zealand at HPCA Stadium on October 22nd. Mohammad Shami, Siraj, and Jasprit Bumrah delivered outstanding performances in a recent match. India’s victory solidified their objectives in the ICC ODI World Cup. Skipper Rohit Sharma exhibited consistent leadership, while key players like Virat Kohli and KL Rahul made significant contributions, propelling the team to the top of the ICC ODI team rankings.

Australia’s Ascent: Climbing to Second Place in ODI Team Rankings

Australia staged an impressive revitalization in the ICC ODI team rankings, surging past Pakistan to claim the second position after securing two victories in the 2023 ODI World Cup. However, Their remarkable determination was evident in the ICC ODI World Cup clash against Pakistan, where they adopted their trademark aggressive style and triumphed with a 62-run win.

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Pakistan Goes Down To Third Position In The ODI Team Rankings

Babar Azam’s captaincy keeps Pakistan’s cricket team in the Third spot within the ICC ODI Team Rankings. They consistently demonstrate their talent and competitiveness on the global stage, with important contributions from players like Imam-ul-Haq, Muhammad Rizwan, Haris Rauf, and Shaheen Afridi. However, After defeat in their recent match to Afghanistan in the ODI World Cup on October 23th by wickets. Pakistan Goes down to third rank in ICC ODI Team Rankings.