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Sri Lanka holds onto number-one position

Sri Lanka, which has been sitting on top of the three since 8 October 2012, needed to win Friday’s match to retain its status

Sri Lanka holds onto number-one position - Cricket News
By virtue of its win against Pakistan in the second and final Twenty20 International, Sri Lanka has retained its number one ranking.
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Sri Lanka has retained its number-one ranking on the Reliance ICC T20I Team Rankings table after it beat Pakistan in the second and final Twenty20 International in Dubai on Friday by 24 runs to level the series 1-1.

The 1-1 series result means that both Sri Lanka (on 129) and fourth-ranked Pakistan (121) have retained their pre-series ranking.

Sri Lanka, which has been sitting on top of the three since 8 October 2012, needed to win Friday’s match to retain its status after it had gone down fighting in the series opener on Wednesday by three wickets.

Reliance ICC T20I Team Rankings (as of 13 December, after Pakistan-Sri Lanka T20I series)
 
Rank (+/-) Team Rating (+/-)
1 (-) Sri Lanka 129 (-)
2   India 123  
3   South Africa 123  
4 (-) Pakistan 121 (-)
5   West Indies 120  
6   England 112  
7   Australia 102  
8   New Zealand 102  
9   Ireland 87  
10   Bangladesh 72  
11   Afghanistan 70  
12   Netherlands 56  
13   Scotland 50  
14   Zimbabwe 46  
15   Kenya 42  
16   Scotland 2  

(Developed by David Kendix) 

Notes to Editors:

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