Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedWindies gain automatic qualification for T20 World CupJanuary 2, 2019In “latest news”England cement white-ball rise with No.1 ODI rankingMay 2, 2018In “latest news”India-Pakistan Asia Cup match on September 19July 25, 2018In “latest news” Bangladesh have climbed up to No. 6 on the ICC ODI rankings on the back of their first victory over New Zealand in conditions outside of home. The five-wicket win came in Dublin where the teams were engaged in a tri-nation tournament with hosts Ireland ahead of the Champions Trophy. Bangladesh now stand above three Full Members – Sri Lanka, Pakistan and West Indies – and are 18 rating points behind England.Some members of the Bangladesh ODI team (ESPNCricinfo photo)In the current rankings cycle, results between May 2016 and 2017 get 100% weightage and those between May 2014 and 2016 get 50%. Bangladesh won six out of 14 completed games between May 2016 and 2017, including a drawn series with Sri Lanka. They qualified for the Champions Trophy, a tournament they will play for the first time in 10 years.Bangladesh had 18 wins in 28 completed games between May 2014 and 2016, when they made the World Cup quarter-final and earned series wins over India, South Africa and Pakistan.The top-eight teams on September 30 this year gain automatic qualification to the 2019 World Cup. At the May 1 rankings update, Bangladesh were in seventh place with 91 points, with Pakistan only three points behind them. Their promotion now to No. 6 gives them a lot more breathing space. (ESPNCricinfo)