ICC Team Rankings: Reason why India lost no. 1 Test place to Australia

ICC Team Ranking India lost its first position in Test Ranking and spot 3rd in test Ranking. This is the first time India lost their 1st position in ICC Test Ranking after January 2017. The Question of how India lost its first position without playing any Test match.

The International cricket council tweet their twitter account and elaborate on how Australia go-to spot no 1 Test ranking without playing any test match.

International Cricket Council’s media report says that the latest  ICC Team rankings have taken into consideration all the matches played since the Month of  May 2019 at 100 % and those of the previous two years at 50%. So, this means that the current rankings have Trashed the records from 2016-17.

which was a Winning year for Team India, where India Team won 12 Tests and lost just one. They had won all five-Test series during that period, including victories against Australia and England. During the same period, Australia had lost against South Africa and was humbled by Virat Kohli’s brigade.

In ICC Team T20I rankings, the Pakistan Cricket team also lost their first and go to the fourth position. Which means two Asian teams lost their first position with different format lost their top position without playing a single match  Australia have 278 rating points, followed by England with 268 and India with 266. Pakistan moved down to fourth with 260 points, followed by South Africa who has 258 points.

England, meanwhile, continues to hold on to the top position in the ODI rankings for teams. They have 127 rating points while India, at second, has 119. New Zealand is third with 116 points followed by South Africa with 108 and Australia with 107.


Updated: May 2, 2020 — 11:09 am


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