Team India slips to number 3: Team India has suffered a major setback in the Test rankings of the International Cricket Council (ICC). After losing the Test series against South Africa, the No. 1 crown has been snatched from it. Team India has now slipped to third place (116 rating). The Indian team was defeated by 1-2 in the series. The Australian team (119 ratings), which defeated England 4-0 in the Ashes series, has become at the top.
Team India won the first test played in Centurion. After this, he had to face defeats in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Team India’s dream of winning the Test series in South Africa was also shattered. Virat Kohli also resigned from the captaincy of the Test team after the series defeat in South Africa. He had already left the captaincy of T20. At the same time, he was removed from the captaincy of ODIs.
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The South African team, captained by Dean Elgar, has gained one place. She has reached the fifth position. New Zealand (117 rating) is in second place. The Kiwi team had drawn the test series against Bangladesh 1-1. Pakistan has slipped to the sixth position with a loss of one place. At the same time, Sri Lanka is seventh, West Indies eighth, Bangladesh ninth, Zimbabwe tenth. Indian cricket team will now play test series in February-March. She will host the Sri Lankan team. This series will be of two test matches.
India became No. 1 after defeating Kiwi team in Mumbai Test
Team India became the number one team in Test cricket after winning the Mumbai Test held in December last year. He snatched the top position from New Zealand. The Kiwi team reached the top in June 2021 by winning the World Test Championship title.
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