Pakistan Top of the Ranking for the first time in Test history

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 | 0

Pakistan Top of the Ranking for the first time in Test history

Pakistan named as the Best Test team for the first time in the history. Due to rain, West Indies and India’s 4th test finished after drawn. And just after the announcement, Pakistan rename the top team in test.

Recently, Australia whitewashed to Sri Lanka by 3-0 at Sri Lanka, Pakistan drew the 4 test Series against England by 2-2. After the England series Pakistan was ranked number 2. At the same time, India re-name as the top-ranked team. But, though Viral Kohli’s team won the series 2-0. But their luck was hanged up on the last test.

India will remain into the top if they can beat West Indies in the last test. But the match dismisses due to rain. After 4 days consecutive rain and match delay, Match officials announced match dawn. Not a single balls spent after the 22 overs on the first day.


Pakistan comes up at the test top ranking as the 5th team after running Test ranking at 2003.  Rest of 4 teams are Australia, England, India and South Africa.

India has 2 point degradation and placed at number 2. On the other hand, West Indies got 2+ ranking points. Let’s take a look at top 10 teams of ranking.


  1. Pakistan 111
  2. India 110 (-2)
  3. Australia 108
  4. England 108
  5. New Zealand 99
  6. Sri Lanka 95
  7. South Africa 92
  8. West Indies 67 (+2)
  9. Bangladesh 57
  10. Zimbabwe 8
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