Australia slip to 34-year low in ODI rankings

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Australia slip to 34-year low in ODI rankings

Post by eugene » Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:16 pm

Australia down to sixth! Perhaps we will be seeing them in the CWC Qualifiers next time around?

http://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/ ... i-rankings
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Re: Australia slip to 34-year low in ODI rankings

Post by Jemisi » Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:08 pm

Harsh but fair :(

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Re: Australia slip to 34-year low in ODI rankings

Post by eugene » Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:54 pm

Mark my words, if Australia drops to 9th in the rankings the Qualifiers will be ditched and the format changed. The ICC lack any credibility with their plans because they are always so clearly tailored towards India, England, and Australia. This is an organisation that changed the format of the CWC because India and Pakistan got knocked out early in 2007 which in my opinion had the best format of all.
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Re: Australia slip to 34-year low in ODI rankings

Post by Kriterion_BD » Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:37 pm

eugene wrote:
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:54 pm
Mark my words, if Australia drops to 9th in the rankings the Qualifiers will be ditched and the format changed. The ICC lack any credibility with their plans because they are always so clearly tailored towards India, England, and Australia. This is an organisation that changed the format of the CWC because India and Pakistan got knocked out early in 2007 which in my opinion had the best format of all.
The 10 team WC is essentially the same as the 2007. Instead of having a Super 8, they are skipping the first round and going straight for a super 10.

The ODI league will essentially be a 2 year group stage where all 13 teams will atempt to finish in the top 8 and go into the Super 10 stage. The remaining 5 teams will have 1 more crack at the Super 8s. Frankly I like this quite a bit. As a Bangladesh fan we could easily be playing the 2022 Qualifiers. But under the current system, both BD and SL have such a lead in the ODI rankings over AFG and WI, that they'd walk into the 8 automatic berths.

A 15 team league would be better with Nepal and Scotland. Could even have 20 teams in the near future with the likes of PNG, HK, Canada, USA (if they ever get going).
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Re: Australia slip to 34-year low in ODI rankings

Post by Zero76 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:14 am

American cricket is dead.
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Re: Australia slip to 34-year low in ODI rankings

Post by Zero76 » Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:15 am

This is America, don't catch you slippin up
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