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Bangladesh moves up 5th in ODI ranking
Observer Online Report
Published :Monday, 25 April, 2016,  Time : 5:24 PM  View Count : 51
Bangladesh has moved up to fifth in the ICC ODI Team Rankings, private television channel Jamuna TV reports quoting Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hasan Papon.

Nazmul Haan confirmed the matter on Monday after returning from the ICC meeting.
However, ICC is yet to made the official announcement in this regard.

With 101 rating points, Bangladesh is now ahead of Sri Lanka, England, Pakistan and West Indies. adds : Having won five bilateral series on the bounce in their backyard over the last two years, the Tigers were seventh with 97 points in the ICC's last update.

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and co also played in the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the first time last year in Australia and New Zealand.

The governing council of world cricket releases a special update in the rankings once a year to discard points a team had earned more than two years ago.

In this update, the ICC considers all the points earned in the year leading to the cut-off date and half of the points earned in the preceding year.


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