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ICC Test Rankings: Australia dethrones India to become World No.1, India slips to third spot

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ICC Test Rankings: Australia dethrones India to become World No.1– Pat Cummins & Co have reached the pinnacle of Test Rankings after winning Ashes 4-0 against England at home. On the other hand, India have slipped to third place after suffering a 1-2 loss against South Africa in their backyard. Meanwhile, New Zealand have kept their second place after tieing the series 1-1 against Bangaldesh at home. Follow ICC Rankings latest updates on InsideSport.IN

India’s downfall in rankings comes with a big headache for the WTC Finalists. Virat Kohli has stepped down as skipper. With Rohit Sharma likely to takeover, he needs to reinstate India’s position at the top of the charts with fresh challenge mounting in WTC Points Table besides ICC Test Rankings.

ICC Test Rankings: Australia dethrones India to become World No.1, India slips to third spot

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  • Australia has 119 points at the top and the Pat Cummins-led side is three points ahead of third-placed India. They could have possibly reached 124 points but England survived the fourth Test by 1 wicket.
  • India have 116 points and will have a chance to return to the top in the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka at home.
  • After the series win against India, South Africa has jumped to the fifth spot in the ICC Test Rankings. They have overtaken Pakistan to enter the top 5.
  • England remains fourth despite losing the Test series to Australia in a brutal manner. They are just a couple of points ahead of Proteas.
  • Pakistan has gone down one spot to sixth place, whereas Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, and Ireland have retained their positions.

ICC Test Rankings- Top 10 teams list

POS TEAM MATCHES POINTS RATING
1 Australia 23 2,736 119
2  New Zealand 28 3,264 117
3  India 32 3,717 116
4  England 41 4,151 101
5  South Africa 23 2,271 99
6  Pakistan 30 2,787 93
7  Sri Lanka 30 2,485 83
8  West Indies 33 2,480 75
9  Bangladesh 22 1,157 53
10  Zimbabwe 11 342 31

 

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