Pakistan sink to lowest-ever position in latest ICC ranking


Pakistan’s hopes of automatic World Cup qualification toughened as they plummeted to their lowest-ever points tally of 86 after losing the five-match ODI series 1-4 against England. Despite the four-wicket consolation win in the fifth and final one-dayer on Sunday (September 4), Pakistan are in serious danger of failing to qualify automatically for the World Cup 2019 as they are now eight points behind eighth-ranked West Indies. Pakistan had started the series on 87 and this is their lowest-ever points tally since the current rankings system was introduced in 2001. With Pakistan’s forthcoming ODI series being against the West Indies…

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