Dubai: India once again slipped to number two position in the latest ICC rankings and now need to win the final two one-dayers against New Zealand to reclaim the top spot from the current table-toppers Australia, who acquired the position on Sunday after beating England 4-1 in five-game series. (Read)
India, initially, lost the number one ranking to Australia after going down 0-2 against New Zealand, but England's win in the fourth ODI on Friday had put the Indians back on top. (Read)
But Australia on Sunday registered a five-run win in the fifth and final ODI at Adelaide to take the series as well as the number one position in the ODI rankings table.