India now No 2 ranked test team


ICC Test Team Rankings: Defeat to South Africa push New Zealand to no 3– The Blackcaps’ latest loss to South Africa in the second Test has pushed them to No.3 spot in latest ICC Test rankings. Follow IND vs SL live updates on InsideSport.IN

Kagiso Rabada and Marco Jansen were the standout performers with the ball in the final innings as South Africa defeated New Zealand by 198 runs in the second Test here at the Hagley Oval on Tuesday. With this win, South Africa levelled the two-match series at 1-1.

The development helped India surge a place ahead to the World No.2 spot ahead of Sri Lanka Tests at home. Meanwhile, Australia who are touring Pakistan after 24 years stayed World No.1 ahead of the three-match Test series.

ICC Test Team Rankings: Defeat to South Africa push New Zealand to no 3, India now No 2 and Australia no 1 ranked test team

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  • According to the ranking predictor on the official website, India have 116 points while New Zealand have 115 points.
  • India will now be aiming to go top of the table in ICC Men’s Test team rankings subject to Australia’s performances in Pakistan. They will now face-off Sri Lanka in two-match Test series starting March 6.
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  • Australia continues to stay atop with 119 rating points. They need to win/draw the Test series in Pakistan to stay ahead of India & WTC champions New Zealand. The series kick starts on March 4.
  • Meanwhile, New Zealand will next play in Tests during a three-match series in England in June.
POS TEAM RATING
1 119
2 116
3 115
4 101
5 101
6 93
7 83
8 75
9 53
10 31

 

ICC Test Team Rankings: Defeat to South Africa push New Zealand to no 3, India now No 2 and Australia no 1 ranked test team

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