May 01, 2020

Australia dethrones India as top Test team

India are no more the No. 1 ranked-Test team as Australia tops the longest format of the game, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings updated on Friday.
India have now slipped to the 3rd spot on the ICC Test rankings with Australia taking the top spot and New Zealand jumping to the 2nd position. Australia have 116 rating points, New Zealand 115 and India 114 in the latest rankings.

"India have yielded the top spot for the first time since October 2016. This is largely because India had won 12 Tests and lost just one Test in 2016-17, the records of which were removed in the latest update," an ICC statement said.

Meanwhile, Meanwhile, Pakistan have been dethroned in the ICC T20I rankings with Australia taking over as the new leaders while England tops the ICC ODI rankings.
Sri Lanka is ranked No. 05, No. 08 and No. 07 according to Test, ODI and T20 rankings respectively.