India retained its top position in ICC Test rankings with 123 points — a clear six point lead over second placed South Africa.
Indian captain Virat Kohli slipped one place to fourth while R Ashwin was back as top all-rounder as well as maintaining his number one place among bowlers in the ICC Test rankings released on Monday.
India vs Australia: R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja joint No 1 Test bowlers; Virat Kohli slips in ICC batsmen rankings
Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday became the first set of spinners to be jointly ranked number one in the ICC Test rankings for bowlers.
The Indian cricket team will retain its number one position in the ICC Test rankings owing to the series-levelling win in the second Test against Australia in Bengaluru.
There was no change at the top of ICC Test rankings for teams and bowlers as India and its premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin held on to their numero uno spots respectively.
Ajinkya Rahane said "aggressive intent" was the key behind India's overwhelming success against New Zealand in the Test series and the hosts aim to continue playing the same brand of cricket in the upcoming five-match ODI series.
India formally replaced Pakistan at the top of the table at the end of the Indore Test, which they won by 321 runs.
Chances are that India will be usurped by another side in the not too distant future, but the exciting thing for fans is that this is a team at the beginning of its journey, not the end.
Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary on Monday praised his state teammate Wriddhiman Saha for his man-of-the match effort in the second Test against New Zealand.
Having reclaimed the world No 1 spot in the ICC Test rankings, a beaming Indian captain Virat Kohli said on Monday that the team has a good chance of holding onto the numero uno position given the long home season
India dislodged Pakistan to claim the No 1 spot in the ICC Test rankings following their series-clinching comprehensive 178-run win over New Zealand in the 2nd Test.
The threat of rain looms over the second Test between India and New Zealand at the Eden Gardens at Kolkata with the IMD forecasting thundershowers and thunderstorm on the first four days of the match
India will reclaim the ICC Test Rankings top spot from Pakistan if it wins the second Test against New Zealand starting on Friday in Kolkata.
The Trinidad Test wash-out cost India dear as Pakistan replaced them at the top of the ICC Test rankings, reaching the coveted position for the first time ever.
England pacer James Anderson has reclaimed the No 1 ranking from India's Ravichandran Ashwin in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers.
ICC Test rankings: Second-placed India must win big against West Indies to avoid losing crucial points
Top-ranked Australia and second-ranked India will have to complete comprehensive wins in their upcoming away Test series against Sri Lanka and the West Indies, respectively, to not lose crucial points in the ICC team rankings.
Anderson has topped the ICC Test Player Rankings for the first time in his career after bowling his side to a big win over Sri Lanka in the 2nd Test.
No fairy-tale farewell for McCullum as Australia beat New Zealand by 7 wickets to win series 2-0; reclaim No. 1 ranking
Australia re-established itself as the No one test cricket nation when it beat New Zealand by seven wickets, sweeping the series 2-0 and clouding commemorations of Brendon McCullum's last international match.
India's Ravichandran Ashwin continued to hold on to the top spot in the ICC all-rounder rankings while Ravindra Jadeja stayed fifth in the chart.