Australia is the best team in Test

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, July 25th, 2016 | 0

Australia is the best team in Test

Australia has won the award as the top Test nation. Monday (5 July) the ICC Test Championship’s one million US dollars has taken by Aussie captain Steven Smith. As of April 01 this year at the top of the rankings in Test, this award won by Australia.

Australia’s Test team is currently in Sri Lanka to play a full series. The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson give the awards to Steven Smith in there.

Smith said, “To be the number one Test team a great thing. The achievement is the whole team and officials. I am proud of my young team. Thanks to those who have worked very hard to win. ”

To the top of this year’s test was quite hard. Because the points difference among the top 4 teams is only 10 points. India is the second, Pakistan is third and England on fourth. However, everyone, have the opportunity to take it to the top in a very short period of time. It depends on the West Indies-India, Pakistan-England and Sri Lanka-Australia series.

Australia’s have easy equation to stay on top. At list 1-0 series victory against Sri Lanka and at list one victory for England against Pakistan in ongoing series.

On the other hand, if India will win the 4 matches season by 4-0 against West Indies and England-Pakistan series will draw, then Aussie will be on top. But if Sri Lanka will win the season against Australia by 1-0 and India will win all matches against West Indies, then India will placed at top.

Pakistan have a good chance as well. If the team won against England and Lankan will defeats Australia then Pakistan will take place at the top for the first time in the history. In this case, the West Indies and India series will not make affect.


ICC Test Team Rankings, including points: 1. Australia 118, II. India 112, 3. Pakistan 111, 4. England 108, 5. New Zealand 98, 6. South Africa 9, 7. Sri Lanka 85, 8. West Indies 65, 9. Bangladesh 57.

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