India still 5th in one-day rankings
India is still in the fifth spot following their two losses to England in the three opening games, while Australia is still the top team in the recent one-day rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in Dubai on Wednesday.
England has moved level with the West Indies with 102 points after winning two of the three opening games in the series. However, Paul Collingwood's side remains in the eighth position when the points are calculated past the decimal point.
India can leap-frog Sri Lanka into fourth position with a strong finish to the series against England.
South Africa's second place has been strengthened by its 3-0 series win over Zimbabwe but it is still five ratings points behind top team Australia.
1. Australia 129
2. South Africa 124
3. New Zealand 114
4. Sri Lanka 111
5. India 110
6. Pakistan 108
7. West Indies 102
8. England 102
9. Bangladesh 48
10. Ireland 28
11. Zimbabwe 17
12. Kenya 0
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