October 8, 2013, 5:12 pm
India and Australia are all set for a mega limited-overs showdown. After a one-off Twenty20 International (T20I), the sides face-off in a seven-match One-Day International (ODI) series. Apart from winning the series, the No 1 ranking is at stake for the top two sides in ODIs. But how much do rankings matter in modern-day cricket, especially with no dominant side left like that of yesteryear. Shrikant Shankar has more.