India In First Number And Australia Stand 5th Against Bangladesh.
India remained at the top of the ICC Test rankings while Australia slipped to fifth position after a 1-1 series draw against Bangladesh.India remained at the top of the ICC Test rankings while Australia slipped to fifth position after a 1-1 series draw against Bangladesh.
India has been on top of the ICC Test rankings but Australia have made a leap on the fifth place on the latest list after being out of the series against Bangladesh on Thursday.
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The Tests were special for India as both Ravichandra Ashwin and Cheteswar Pujara played their 50th Test match. In what was a dominant Test series Shikhar Dhawan was adjudged as the Man of the series.
Australia drew the two-Test series against Bangladesh 1- 1. Steve Smith’s men had started the series in fourth position at 100 points.
Australia who were hosted by Bangladesh for two-Test series drew the series 1-1 courtesy Nathan Lyon who picked up 17 wickets in the match and was also adjudged the player of the series. Australia are now on 97 points the same as New Zealand but are behind on decimal points.
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Australia had to win the series 1-0 or better to remain in fourth position on the points table. South Africa are placed second at 110 points while England are third with 105 points.
Meanwhile Bangladesh have gained five points from the series to reach an aggregate of 74 points, though they remain ninth only ahead of Zimbabwe.