In the recent ICC ODI team rankings, the New Zealand has cruised to the third positions after registering the 2-0 series win over Australia. They have exchanged ranks with India, who are now placed fourth in the rankings.
New Zealand sealed the Chappell-Hadlee series by winnings the first and the final ODI as the second game was abandoned. New Zealand has got two rating points to their tally and now have 113 points, while India is just one behind on 112.
Meanwhile, as Australia has lost the ODI series against New Zealand and that's why they have got to lose two rating points and now they have joined the second-ranked South Africa on 118 points. However, Australia is leading the rankings on the basis of decimal points.
South Africans have also clinched the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka as they are having an unassailable lead of 3-0 and if they manage to whitewash the visitors and them they will get the opportunity to go ahead Australia and lead the ranking table. In that scenario, South Africa will have 119 points to Australia's 118.