India may slip to 4th spot in ICC Test rankings

Dubai- a series win for Australia in the 3-match Test series against the West Indies may push India 1 place down to the 4th rank in the International Cricket Council Test Ranks.

Australia will be eye to gain at least 1 place on the Test Championship table when they get on the West Indies in the Test series starting in April 7. As a series win will put Australia in front of India in third position, a 3-0 series win will put Australia on equal points with England on 113 ratings points.

And when the ratings are calculate further than the decimal point, then Australia will be placed above England in 2nd position they will have a rating of 113.10 against England's rating of 113.045.England finds them in a must-win position in the Colombo Test if they have to retain their number-1 position on the Reliance ICC Test Championship chart.

England's win will continue them ahead of South Africa by a small part of a point but their failure to win the Test will build South Africa as the new No.1 ranked side. But England loses the series 2-0; they will drop from 118 ratings points to 113 ratings points - 3 points behind South Africa - while a 1-0 beat will mean they will slip to 114 ratings points.

The Test Championship Rank as well as the player rankings will currently be updated at the finale of the Colombo Test.

No       Team                            Rank

1.         England                        118

2.         South Africa                  116

3.         India                            111

4.         Australia                       111

5.         Pakistan                       108

6.         Sri Lanka                       98

7.        West Indies                     87

8.        New Zealand                   85

9.        Bangladesh                       8

1 comment:

  1. thank you