India Retains No.1 Test Team Rank of 2016 after Test and Series Win against England

Mumbai: Indian Cricket team ended with a positive note in 2016 claiming the No. 1 rank in the ICC Test team ranking. After today’s win and 4-0 series victory against England in the 5-match series helped India gain five points and they have moved to 120 points in the last Test team rankings update of 2016, 15 points ahead of second-placed Australia.

England with 101 points, one point behind Pakistan and South Africa has dropped to 5th position.

The side at the top of the rankings on 1 April will receive $1 million. The second-placed side will be awarded $ 500,000 while the third and fourth placed sides will receive $ 200,000 and $ 100,000 each.

The ICC Test Team Rankings (as on 20 December, after the India v England series)

Rank Team Points
1 India 120 (+5)
2 Australia 105
3 Pakistan 102
4 South Africa 102
5 England 101 (-4)
6 New Zealand 96
7 Sri Lanka 96
8 West Indies 69
9 Bangladesh 65
10 Zimbabwe 05

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