Cricket is a game played by two teams on a cricket ground. Each team has eleven best players to represent their country. Every team dreams that they must be on top in ranking. Basically, it’s a proud moment for every country to achieving top rank in ICC Ranking. Here, we will share some best cricket teams of 2018.
Best cricket teams of 2018 in ICC test ranking.
Indian team ranks on top in ICC test ranking of 2018. In current test ranking India are at the no.1 position. Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, Indian team achieved many milestones. In 2018, calendar year Virat Kohli is most successful captain. In all three formats, he won 37 matches as a captain. His brilliant performance inspires other young cricketers to be like him. And soon he will be on the list of legendary cricket player. In 2018 he faced many difficult challenges to bring Indian team to world no.1 test team. Indian team performs well in India tour for South Africa. Virat Kohli young team possibly winning every test match in 2018.
Indian team played 44 test matches and achieved 5,313points. Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin are two bowlers from Indian team come in the list of top 10 test bowling ranking. Ravindra Jadeja ranks no.4 position with 844 ratings; Ravichandran Ashwin ranks no.5 position with 803 rating. In rating table, India is at the no.1 position with 121 rating. As a batsman, Virat Kohli ranks at no.2 position in ICC test batting ranking. India is also considered as the best team in the world at the moment by most of the cricket betting sites, so betting to this team is easy money in the majority of the time, but you never know, anything can happen when talking about sports.
South Africa ranks in the second position in the list of best cricket teams of 2018 ICC test ranking. In this team, there are many legendary players. The best team in test cricket format after India. Earlier South Africa was to be at the top in test format. At that time other team fears to play against South Africa. They have brilliant bowling squad in pace and spin bowling. Day by day, South Africa was reaching a milestone in test format for their country. Hashim Amla played the main role in team success. Due to his batting performance, South Africa batting line-up becomes stronger. AB de Villiers also played important role in team success. He was part of South Africa team for more than 13 years.
There are three South African players in the list of Top 10 test batting ranking. AB de Villiers ranks at the no.6 position with 813 rating, Dean Elgar ranks at the no.8 position with 784 ratings, Aiden Markram ranks at the no.9 position with 759 ratings. In bowling squad, there are three bowlers in the list of test bowling ranking. Kagiso Rabada ranks no.1 position with 897 ratings, Vernon Philander ranks no.3 position with 845 ratings; Morne Morkel ranks no.7 position with 800 ratings. South Africa rank no.2 position with 117 ratings.
New Zealand cricket team is also known as “BLACKCAPS” in the cricketing world. New Zealand ranks no.3 position in the list of ICC test rankings. Kane Williamson is an important player for New Zealand. Due to his cricket skills & batting performance, his team achieved success. Kane Williamson is an only player who comes in the list of ICC test batting ranking. He ranks no.4 position with 847 ratings, in bowling squad, there are two bowlers in the list of ICC test bowling ranking. Trent Boult ranks no.8 position with 795 rating. Neil Wagner is a young bowler in bowling squad. He achieved success and milestone quicker. New Zealand ranks no.3 in the list of ICC test rankings with 102 ratings. New Zealand is the youngest cricket team due to more young players into it.
Best cricket teams of 2018 in ICC ODI ranking.
Indian team is also known as “MEN IN BLUE”. Indian team ranks no.1 in ICC ODI ranking. India played 62 matches and earned 7,595 points in point table. Under Virat Kohli captaincy India won many matches in ODI format. He is a brilliant player to be in Indian team. He also impressed by his outstanding batting performance in ODI format. Virat Kohli is a consecutive run scorer for the Indian team. In 2018, he achieved his career-best rating against South Africa. In ICC ODI batting ranking, he ranks no.1 with 909 rating. He is successful captain and batsman for the Indian team in the history of cricket. In bowling squad, Jasprit Bumrah ranks no.1 in ICC ODI bowling ranking. Yuzvendra Chahal ranks no.9 with 667 rating in ODI bowling ranking.
South Africa ranks at no.2 in ICC ODI ranking. The South African team has most destructive batting line-up in ODI format. AB de Villiers is leading run scorer in ODI format. He also ranks at no.2 position in ICC ODI batting ranking. Every young cricketer wants to be like him due to his different batting style. He can play shot in every corner of the ground. He is also famous as 360 players in the South African team. Quinton de Kock ranks at the no.8 position with 783 rating in ODI batting ranking. Francois du Plessis ranks at the no.9 position with 782 rating. In bowling squad, Imran Tahir ranks at the no.6 position with 683 rating. Kagiso Rabada ranks at the no.7 position with 679 rating in ICC ODI bowling ranking.
England cricket team ranks at no.3 position in ICC ODI ranking. England played matches and earn 7,496with 117 rating. Joe Root is a key player for England cricket team. His performance impressed other young cricketers. In ICC ODI batting ranking he ranks at the no.4 position with 814 rating. In bowling squad, Chris Woakes ranks at no.8 position in ICC ODI bowling ranking. In all-rounder, Chris Woakes ranks at the no.5 position with 312 rating, Moeen Ali ranks at the no.9 position with 293 rating, and Ben Stokes ranks at no.10 position with 282 rating.
Best Cricket Team Of 2018 In ICC T-20 Ranking
Pakistan cricket team ranks at no.1 position in the list of best cricket teams of 2018 ICC T-20 ranking. Pakistan played 29 matches and earns 3,763 points with 130 rating. Babar Azam is an important player in Pakistan batting line-up. He is impressed fans day by day with his outstanding batting performance. Babar Azam ranks at no.1 position in ICC T-20 batting ranking with 881 rating. He was the man behind Pakistan outstanding success in T-20 format. In bowling squad, Shadab Khan ranks at the no.2 position with 733 rating and Imad Wasim ranks at the no.9 position with 637 rating in ICC T-20 bowling ranking. Shoaib Malik ranks at no.9 position in ICC T-20 all-rounder ranking. Pakistan cricket team is one of the best team in T-20 format.
Australia cricket team ranks at no.2 position in ICC T-20 team ranking. Australia played 20 matches and earns 2,513 points with 126 rating. In batting line-up, Glenn Maxwell ranks at the no.3 position with 799 rating and Aaron Finch ranks at a no.4 position with 763 rating in ICC T-20 batting ranking. Australian batting line-up is one of the most destructive batting line-up in T-20 format. Every player contributes to winning the match for his country. Australian bowling squad is not much stronger as compared to other teams. Weakness in bowling line-up can be seen in the Australian team. There is no bowler in TOP 10 list of ICC T-20 bowling ranking. That’s the main reason behind the weakness in bowling line-up. In all-rounder, Glenn Maxwell ranks at the no.1 position with 389 rating. The best team in T-20 format after Pakistan.
India cricket team ranks at no.3 position in the list of best cricket teams of 2018 in ICC T-20 team ranking. Indian Team played 36 matches and earns 4,341 points with 121 rating. Virat Kohli is a captain in the T-20 format of Indian Team. He is an only player in Indian Team to be on the list of top 10 ICC T-20 batting ranking. Virat Kohli ranks at the no.8 position with 670 rating. He bats in aggressive mode, an attacking batsman in T-20 format. Virat Kohli is leading run scorer in Indian Cricket team. In bowling squad, Yuzvendra Chahal ranks at the no.3 position with 706 rating in ICC T-20 bowling ranking. Indian team has many young players in T-20 format.