In a historic moment for Indian cricket, Team India achieved the coveted number one ranking in all three international cricket formats after a commanding performance in the 1st One Day International (ODI) against Australia in Mohali.
This remarkable feat was the result of a well-fought and convincing 5-wicket victory over the visitors, marking their supremacy in the world of cricket.
IND VS AUS: Earlier, the Men in Yellow were asked to bat first after India won the toss.
India: 281/5 (48.4)
Australia: 276 (50)
India won by 5 wickets
Player of the match: Mohammed Shami
Prior to this achievement, Team India had already claimed the top position in Test and Twenty20 International (T20I) rankings. However, securing the No. 1 spot in ODIs was the final piece of the puzzle, solidifying their position as the most dominant cricketing nation across all formats.
The road to this accomplishment was not an easy one, as it involved consistent performances, hard work, and resilience from the Indian cricket team.
With each match, they had displayed their prowess and determination, making their way to the summit of world cricket. The victory against Australia in the 1st ODI was the last step in this journey.
It’s worth noting that this wasn’t the first time that Team India had reached the pinnacle of all three formats. In the past, they had achieved this remarkable feat, underlining their legacy as a cricketing powerhouse.
However, this latest accomplishment is a testament to their sustained excellence and their ability to maintain their high standards in the face of tough competition.
The Indian cricket team’s success is a result of the collective effort of players, coaches, and support staff who have worked tirelessly to reach this milestone.
Team India’s points in the ICC ranking
Test – 264 marks
T20I – 118 points
ODI- 116 points
The consistent performances of star players alongside the emergence of young talents have contributed to the team’s success in recent years.
This historic achievement has not only delighted Indian cricket fans but has also highlighted the team’s potential to maintain their top-ranking status in the future.
It sends a powerful message to the cricketing world that India is a force to be reckoned with, and their dominance in all formats is a testament to their cricketing excellence.
As Team India basks in the glory of their latest achievement, cricket enthusiasts around the world eagerly await more exciting contests and remarkable performances from this remarkable team.
The No. 1 ranking in all three formats is a testament to their dedication, hard work, and passion for the game, and it is a moment that will be celebrated by cricket fans for years to come.
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