Australia reaches on top of ICC test rankings after ashes win, India slip to third place

Pat Cummins led Australia to 4-0 in his first series as captain Getty Images

Pat Cummins led Australia to 4-0 in his first series as captain Getty Images

Australia have surpassed India and New Zealand to reclaim the No. 1 ICC Test rankings spot after their 4-0 Ashes succeed at home, pushing India down to third detect. South Africa’s 2-1 win over India at home took them one spot up to fifth spot, while New Zealand held their subsequent position.

Australia pounded England in the Ashes, beginning with a nine-wicket win in Brisbane, trailed by a 275-run win in the day-night Test in Adelaide. They then, at that point, fixed the series at the MCG in only three days by guaranteeing an innings-and-14-run triumph in the Boxing Day Test. Britain clung to an exhilarating last over attract Sydney yet Australia overwhelmed in Hobart too, in an additional three-day finish.

India lost the best position by losing the second and third Tests subsequent to winning the first in Centurion. South Africa’s series win took them past India and up to fourth place in the WTC table.

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New Zealand, the debut WTC victors, stayed in runner up after their 1-1 drawn series at home against Bangladesh, which incorporated the hosts’ very first misfortune to Bangladesh at home across designs.

Pakistan went down one spot to 6th spot, though Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Ireland held their positions.

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