The recently crowned T20 World Champion England team has not been able to reach the top spot in the ICC Men’s T20I Team Rankings. However, the English team has inched closer to the top-ranked India. The gap between the top two T20I teams is now very less. However, India have a chance to take an early lead against England as the team is scheduled to play a 3-match T20I series against New Zealand from 18th November.
Before the start of the T20 World Cup, India (268) had a five-point lead over England (263), but now the Indian team is only 3 points ahead. Rohit Sharma’s men had won four of their five matches in the group stages of the T20 World Cup 2022, while England won only three, but India were defeated by England in the semi-finals and England won the final. Won too. This difference has reduced.
At present, India are on top with 268 points, while England have 265 points in their account. In this way the English team is at number two. However, the third-placed Pakistan has only 258 points in its account. South Africa (256), New Zealand (253) and Australia (252) are behind them. Pakistan started the T20 World Cup with 259 points and made it to the final, but despite this, Pakistan lost one rating point in the T20I team rankings at the end of the tournament as Babar Azam’s men won three out of six matches. lost, including the final against England.