India remain on top of ICC Test rankings thanks to Sri Lanka series win, Australia slip one place behind to 5th

India, who whitewashed Sri Lanka 3-0 in the recent away series, have 125 points while Australia are now on 97 points, the same as New Zealand, but are behind on decimal points.

PTI, September 07, 2017

Dubai: India continued to be at the top in the ICC Test rankings but Australia slipped one rung to fifth in the latest list after drawing the away series against Bangladesh on Thursday.

India's captain Virat Kohli holds the winners trophy after their Test series victory over Sri Lanka. AP

India's captain Virat Kohli holds the winners trophy after their Test series victory over Sri Lanka. AP

India, who whitewashed Sri Lanka 3-0 in the recent away series, have 125 points.

Australia are now on 97 points, the same as New Zealand, but are behind on decimal points.

Australia drew the two-Test series against Bangladesh 1- 1. Steve Smith's men had started the series in fourth position at 100 points.

Australia had to win the series 1-0 or better to remain in fourth position on the points table. South Africa are placed second at 110 points while England are third with 105 points.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh have gained five points from the series to reach an aggregate of 74 points, though they remain ninth, only ahead of Zimbabwe.

Updated Date: Sep 07, 2017





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3270 131
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114