ICC Test Rankings: South Africa Extend Lead on Top; India Ascend

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 | 0
(photo: cricketcountry)

(photo: cricketcountry)


In the latest release of the Test rankings by the International Cricket Council (ICC), arch-rivals India and Pakistan endured contrasting outcomes.

Pakistan could only manage a solitary win against lower-ranked Bangladesh in the recently-concluded two-match Test series, and have consequently plunged to 6th position, allowing neighbors India to ascend to the 4th spot in the list.

South Africa extended their supremacy as they enjoy a whopping 22-point lead over 2nd-ranked Australia, who have 108 points under their belt.

Zimbabwe subsist to remain at the bottom of the table with just 53 points in their kitty. This is also due to lesser number of matches played by them during a calendar year, compared to other nations.

Presenting the Top 10 ICC Test Rankings: (Source: ICC)


Rank International Team
1 South Africa
2 Australia
3 New Zealand
4 India
5 England
6 Pakistan
7 Sri Lanka
8 West Indies
9 Bangladesh
10 Zimbabwe


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