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Virat Kohli’s Indian cricket team lose top ODI spot to du Plessis’ South Africa

South Africa reclaimed their position after India previously held top spot after a successful ODI series against Australia, which they won by a decisive 4-1 margin.

cricket Updated: Oct 19, 2017 15:13 IST
South Africa topped India to claim the top spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings.
South Africa topped India to claim the top spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings.(AFP)

The Indian cricket team lost their top One-Day International spot to South Africa in the latest team rankings released by International Cricket Council (ICC).

The Faf du Plessis-led Proteas returned to top spot with 6,244 points from 52 matches on Wednesday, following their 104-run victory over Bangladesh in the second ODI.

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India have moved down to the second spot with 5,993 points from 50 matches. India defeated Australia 4-1 to clinch the top spot in ODI rankings earlier.

India will host New Zealand in a three-match ODI series scheduled to begin from October 22. They will then face Sri Lanka at home before travelling to South Africa next year.