ICC Test Rankings: India tops the list ahead of World Test Championship


Good news for the Indian team ahead of the final of the World Test Championship. Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli led India topped Australia’s Test Rankings by ICC. India dethroned Australia after 15 months.

Earlier, Australia topped the ICC Test Rankings with 122 points, ahead of India. India was 3 points behind at number 2, with 119 points. In the new ranking given, the series from May 2020 onwards has been calculated. That’s why in the 2021-22 season, 2-0 against Pakistan and 3-0 against New Zealand, they don’t get any points for Australia’s victory anymore. Because of that their points are reduced by 116. On the other hand, India’s points increased to 121.

India, the ICC Test Rankings topper to face Australia at the WTC final

England is at number three in the newly released rankings, just after Australia and India. points are 114. At number four, there is South Africa points with 104 points. New Zealand is at number five. Their points are 100.

The final of the World Test Championship will begin at the Oval from June 7. India and Australia face off. However, India won’t get many key players due to injury. Rishabh Pant is one of the most prominent players in that list.

India is playing the final for the second time. They lost to New Zealand last time. Forgetting that shock, Rohit, Kohli are desperate to win this time. On the other hand, Australia will play the final for the first time this time. Pat Cummins will also come down to defeat India to become champions.

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