5 Indian National Sports Teams’ World Rankings

Indian National Teams

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With the landscape of sports constantly changing in India, let’s take a look at the current state of national teams and how they rank.

5. Indian National Basketball Team

India National Basketball Team
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5. Indian National Basketball Team

India National Basketball Team
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After winning the bronze medal at the recent Lusofonia Games, India has moved up to No. 61 out of 85 according to the latest FIBA rankings. India is in the 11th spot in the Asian region.

4. Indian National Football Team

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4. Indian National Football Team

Indian National Football Team
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The Indian football team (men’s) are currently ranked 154th in the world out of 207 nations with a total of 147 points. In Asia, India are No. 28 amongst 46 nations.

3. Indian National Tennis Team

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3. Indian National Tennis Team

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India’s men’s tennis team is ranked No. 23 in the world, while the women’s team is No. 59.

2. Indian National Field Hockey Team

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2. Indian National Field Hockey Team

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India’s men’s national field hockey team - who just finished No. 9 out of 13 at the World Cup in Netherlands - are ranked No. 8 in the latest International Hockey Federation (FIH) men’s rankings. With a total of 1515 points, India is second behind Korea in the Asian region.

1. Indian National Cricket Team

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1. Indian National Cricket Team

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India is ranked No. 3 in the world in One-day International play. Their ranking dropped slightly after losing 0-4 to New Zealand at the start of 2014. According to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings, the Indian team is in fifth place in terms of Test rankings. India is No. 1 in the latest T-20 World rankings.


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