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India claims No. 1 Test team spot after Australia’s 3-0 defeat in Sri Lanka

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The Test match season was at its peak as it was Pakistan vs England, India vs West Indies, Australia vs Sri Lanka, and New Zealand vs Zimbabwe. With getting some exciting dose of from this format of cricket, now here’s the big news as Australia has lost their top rank as number 1 Test side after being whitewashed by Sri Lanka 3-0.

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India getting benefit from it once again claimed their position at the top as they also won 2 out of the 3 Test matches against West Indies with notable margin. Pakistan who brilliantly recoiled back at England’s home conditions got into second spot, with having some serious chances to be number 1 team.

Latest ICC Test Team Ranking 

Rank Team              Points

1          India                112

2          Pakistan          111

3          Australia         108 (-10)

4          England           108

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5          New Zealand   99

6          Sri Lanka        95 (+10)

7          South Africa   92

8          West Indies     65

9          Bangladesh     57

10        Zimbabwe       8


Sri Lanka vs Australia

The ongoing 3rd Test between Sri Lanka and Australia ended with quite similar  result as of the first two Test matches in the series. Ranga Herath was the most prominent man to drown Aussies and for that’s why he was awarded Man of the Match (MoM) plus Man of the Series.


India will must have to win their final and fourth Test of the series against West Indies to retain the number 1 Test spot, otherwise Pakistan will be the new number 1 Test side of this format.

 

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