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India VS Australia; ICC Latest Updated Test Ranking 2022 | Team India reached the third position in the ICC Test Rankings, Kangaroos got the benefit of Ashes victory

By Puneet Chaudhary - January 20, 2022

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) released the latest Test team rankings on Thursday. Where Australia has overtaken Team India and has reached the top. The Kangaroo team got the advantage of winning the Ashes series 4-0 against England. At the same time, India had to face a 2-1 defeat in the Test series against South Africa. New Zealand is at number two.

The Australian team has been crowned No. 1 in the Test rankings for the first time since May 2020. Team is first with (119 points), New Zealand (117 points) is second and Indian team (116 points) is at third position. Despite losing the Ashes series, England are still fourth in the Test rankings (101 points). At the same time, the African team ranked 5th.

Loss to India
Team India lost the No. 1 spot in the Test rankings due to the 2-1 loss against Africa. The Indian team had captured the first place in the Test rankings after defeating New Zealand 2-0 in the home Test series in December last year. If India had managed to win the series against South Africa too, then perhaps the first place would have been snatched from the team.

Team India Africa were defeated by 113 runs in the first test match played at Centurion. After this, the African team not only made a strong comeback by winning the second Test but also won the third match and captured the series. Africa won the Johannesburg and Cape Town Tests by 7 wickets.

ICC Latest WTC Points Table

ICC Latest WTC Points Table

double delight for australia
Apart from coming to the first position in the Test rankings, the Kangaroo team has also reached the second position in the points table of the ICC World Test Championship. The name of Sri Lanka comes in the first place and Pakistan on the third. South Africa and Team India are in fifth place on the fourth.

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