Pakistan Jumps from Last to 3rd in Updated ICC Test Championship Table

After a crushing victory over Sri Lanka to clinch the all-important series 1-0, Pakistan has moved up the ICC Test rankings to 7th spot.

Azhar Ali’s men have overtaken the West Indies after getting 5 crucial points. Before the series, Pakistan had 80 rating points, and the tally currently stands at 85. Sri Lanka is still placed on the 6th spot with 92 points.


ALSO READ

India a Far Greater Security Risk than Pakistan Today: PCB Chairman


After another dominating year, India is comfortably sitting pretty at the top with 12o points, 8 ahead of the next ranked New Zealand.

Here are the top 10 on the list:

Pos Team Weighted Matches Points Rating
1  India 42 5,046 120
2  New Zealand 29 3,241 112
3  South Africa 31 3,177 102
4  England 45 4,593 102
5  Australia 36 3,672 102
6  Sri Lanka 43 3,935 92
7  Pakistan 33 2,795 85
8  West Indies 33 2,675 81
9  Bangladesh 26 1,566 60
10  Afghanistan 4 195 49

With the win, Pakistan has also moved to number 3 in the ICC World Test Championship with 80 points, on par with Sri Lanka. Both teams have won one each, lost two and drawn one. Here’s how the table looks like:

Pos Team P W L T D NR PTS
1 India 7 7 0 0 0 0 360
2 Australia 8 5 2 0 1 0 216
3 Pakistan 4 1 2 0 1 0 80
4 Sri Lanka 4 1 2 0 1 0 80
5 New Zealand 3 1 2 0 0 0 60
6 England 5 2 2 0 1 0 56
7 West Indies 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
8 Bangladesh 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
9 South Africa 3 0 3 0 0 0 0

ALSO READ

Bangladesh Suddenly Decides Against Playing a Test Series in Pakistan


Pakistan’s next assignment is a 2-match Test series against Bangladesh, which is in doubt after their board backed out from visiting Pakistan.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has already dismissed the proposition of playing Tests at a neutral venue therefore, the future of the series is yet uncertain.


What are your thoughts on the story? Let us know in the comments section.

Feature Writer


The PSL 2020 is almost here! Want to know everything about it? Visit the pages below (Live stream will be available when the matches begin).
PSL 2020 Schedule PSL Points Table | 2020 PSL Teams PSL Live Streaming PSL 2020 Highlights PSL 2020 Statistics


>