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Pakistan rises to third place in ICC T20 Team Rankings

Pakistan moved up to third place in latest International Cricket Council Twenty20 Team Rankings.

According to details Pakistan have gained five points and joined England on 121 points. However, the Green Shirts are ranked behind England by a fraction of a point as England hold the second spot and Pakistan are at third.

New Zealand lost two points but have still managed to maintain their position at the top of the table with 125 points. India have slipped down two places after losing six points and now are at fourth spot with 118 points.

South Africa are at fifth ranking with 111 points, and Australia at sixth with 110. West Indies, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh complete the top ten with 109, 95, 90 and 78 rating points respectively.

Australia and the next nine highest-ranked sides will qualify automatically for the ICC World Twenty20 2020 and Six sides will qualify from the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2019 to complete the 16-team line-up.

* All results from 1 May 2013 to 30 April 30 2014 have been dropped from calculations, while matches played from 1 May 2014 to 30 April 2016 are weighted at 50 per cent and matches played from 1 May 2016 are weighted at 100 per cent. *

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