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India are now the No. 2 ranked Test team, New Zealand fall to No. 3


ICC Test Team Rankings: Loss to South Africa puts New Zealand 3rd– The Blackcaps’ latest loss to South Africa in the second Test propelled them to third place in the latest ICC Test rankings. Follow IND vs SL live updates on InsideSport.IN

Kagiso Rabada and Marco Jansen were the better players with the ball in the final innings as South Africa beat New Zealand by 198 runs in the second Test here at Hagley Oval on Tuesday. With the win, South Africa tied the two-game series at 1-1.

The development helped India rise to world No.2 ahead of Sri Lanka’s home tests. Meanwhile, Australia, who are touring Pakistan after 24 years, remained world No.1 going into the three-match Test series.

ICC Test Team Ranking – New Zealand drop to 3rd

  • Australia 119 Points
  • India 116 Points
  • New Zealand 115 Points

ICC Test Team Rankings: Loss to South Africa puts New Zealand 3rd, India 2nd and Australia 1st.

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  • According to the ranking predictor on the official website, India has 116 points while New Zealand has 115 points.
  • India will now aim to go top of the table in the ICC Men’s Test Team Ranking subject to Australia’s performance in Pakistan. They will now face Sri Lanka in a two-match Test series from March 6.
  • Australia continues to stay on top with 119 ranking points. They need to win/draw in the Test series in Pakistan to stay ahead of champions India and WTC New Zealand. The series kicks off on March 4.
  • Meanwhile, New Zealand next play in the Tests in a three-match series in England in June.
POS TEAM RATING
1 119
2 116
3 115
4 101
5 101
6 93
7 83
8 75
9 53
ten 31

ICC Test Team Rankings: Loss to South Africa puts New Zealand 3rd, India 2nd and Australia 1st.

NZ vs SA Live Score: South Africa level series in beating Kiwis by 198 runs, New Zealand drop to No 3 in ICC Test rankings

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