Test Rankings

  • India get richer for finishing third ranked Test side 15-04-2014 05:38 PM

    Dubai: India on Tuesday received a cheque of $265,000 for finishing third, while South Africa pocketed $475,000 for claiming the top position in the ICC Test Team Rankings at the April 1 cut-off date. While South Africa finished as the number one team, Australia claimed the second position and won...
  • Warner jumps to fifth in ICC rankings after heroics against SA 06-03-2014 04:11 PM

    Dubai: Australian David Warner jumped to a career-best fifth spot after his batting exploits in his side's Test series victory against South Africa while India's Virat Kohli slipped two places to 10th in the latest Reliance ICC Rankings released on Thursday. Warner, who slammed hundreds (135 and 145) in both...
  • Australia displace India from No 2 spot in Test rankings 05-03-2014 11:49 PM

    Dubai: Australia replaced India at number two position in the Test team rankings by the virtue of their hard-fought 245-run victory over South Africa in the third and final Test in Cape Town on Wednesday. Australia had entered the series in third position on 111 ratings points and the victory...
  • Team India's No 2 Test ranking at stake 10-02-2014 01:15 PM

    Dubai: Faltering miserably in their ongoing tour of New Zealand, India are in danger of losing their second spot in the ICC Test rankings if Australia win their away series against South Africa starting on Thursday. Second-placed India are trailing the two-match series against New Zealand 0-1 after losing the...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara moves up to fifth in ICC Test rankings 06-01-2014 02:22 PM

    Dubai: India's batting sensation Cheteshwar Pujara climbed two places to be at fifth spot, while Virat Kohli slipped a position at number 11 in the latest ICC Test rankings issued on Monday. Pujara, with career-best 851 points, remained the best-placed Indian batsman in the top-10, while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin stayed...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara, R Ashwin steady in ICC Test rankings 31-12-2013 02:10 PM

    Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara held remained the best-placed Indian batsman at the seventh spot, while R Ashwin was also steady at the same position in the bowlers' chart of the latest ICC Test rankings issued on Tuesday. However, Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane, who missed centuries in the lost second Test...
  • South Africa extend lead as No.1 Test side 30-12-2013 07:53 PM

    Dubai: South Africa on Monday strengthened their position as the number-one ranked side on the ICC Test Team Rankings table courtesy their 10-wicket victory over India in the second and final Test in Durban. The 1-0 series win has helped South Africa gain two ratings points to finish on 133,...
  • Pujara slips to 7th in ICC Test rankings 19-12-2013 12:02 PM

    Dubai: India's Cheteshwar Pujara slipped a rung to seventh in the batting list but R Ashwin remained steady at fifth in the bowling chart of the latest ICC Test rankings issued on Thursday. Apart from Pujara, Virat Kohli, who struck a hundred on the opening day of the first Test...
  • Pujara, Kohli retain positions in ICC Test rankings 25-11-2013 02:47 PM

    Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara retained his sixth position to be the highest-placed Indian batsman, while Virat Kohli also maintained his 20th spot in the in the latest ICC Test rankings issued, here on Monday. Pujara and Kohli are the only two Indian batsmen to figure in the table, which is headed...
  • England eye India's Test rank with Ashes approaching 19-11-2013 12:51 PM

    Dubai: England have a chance of displacing India from their current second position in the ICC Test Team Rankings table if they can win the upcoming Ashes series against Australia 4-0 or better. The Ashes series will offer England an opportunity to reclaim the number two spot that they held...
  • India jump to 2nd in Test rankings after 2-0 win over West Indies 16-11-2013 02:38 PM

    Dubai: India jumped one place to second on the Reliance ICC Test Team Rankings table after winning the two-Test series against the West Indies 2-0 in Mumbai on Saturday. India had started the series, which also brought the curtains down on Sachin Tendulkar's illustrious career, in third position and a...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara drops to 8th in ICC Test rankings 18-10-2013 02:20 PM

    Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara was the highest-ranked Indian batsman despite dropping a rung to eighth while R Ashwin held onto his eighth position in the bowlers' chart of the ICC Test rankings issued on Friday. Pujara and Ashwin were the only Indians in the respective top-10s of batsmen and bowlers. Ashwin...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara maintains seventh position in Test rankings 13-10-2013 08:58 PM

    Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara continues to be the only Indian batsman in the top-10 list as he managed to maintain his seventh spot, while offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin is the highest-ranked bowler at number eight, in the latest ICC Test rankings issued on Sunday. With 777 points to his credit, right-handed batsman...
  • Pakistan in with chance to enter top-5 of ICC Test rankings 13-10-2013 01:56 PM

    Dubai: Pakistan have the chance to displace Australia as the fourth-ranked team in the ICC Test rankings if they beat South Africa in a two-match series starting on Monday in Abu Dhabi. Pakistan are currently ranked sixth with 97 ratings points, just two behind fifth-ranked West Indies on 99 and...
  • Zimbabwe players achieve career-best rankings 15-09-2013 04:58 PM

    Dubai: Their historic Test win over Pakistan has propelled Zimbabwe's cricketers to best-ever ICC rankings with skipper Brendan Taylor zooming up 15 rungs to be at a career-best 25th in the latest list issued on Sunday. Taylor's rise came following knocks of 51 and 27 in the Harare Test, which...
  • Pakistan go to 6th in ICC rankings after shock loss to Zimbabwe 14-09-2013 06:43 PM

    Dubai: As if the stunning loss to minnows Zimbabwe was not enough, Pakistan were pushed two rungs down the ladder to sixth in the latest ICC Test rankings issued on Saturday. Zimbabwe pulled off a historic 24-run win in the second and final Test of the series against Pakistan at...
  • Pujara slips to seventh spot in ICC Test batsmen ranking 08-09-2013 04:21 PM

    Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara continued to be the lone Indian batsman in the top-10 despite losing a place to be at seventh spot, while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin retained his number eight position in the bowlers' chart in the latest ICC Test rankings issued on Sunday. With 777 points to his credit,...
  • Zimbabwe set to return to ICC Test Team Rankings 02-09-2013 06:25 PM

    Dubai: Zimbabwe are all set to return to the ICC Test Team Rankings Table for the first time since May 2007 and will be placed ninth irrespective of the result of their two-match series against fourth-ranked Pakistan starting in Harare on Tuesday. Zimbabwe pulled out of playing Test cricket in...
  • England leapfrog India to 2nd place in ICC Test ranking 26-08-2013 10:24 AM

    Dubai: A draw in the fifth and final Test of Ashes series helped England leapfrog India to move into second position in the latest ICC Test Team Ranking chart, which is still headed by South Africa. England entered the series in third position with 112 ratings points. However, after taking...
  • Michael Clarke moves to No. 2 in ICC Test rankings 06-08-2013 03:24 PM

    Dubai: Australia captain Michael Clarke has climbed up three places to second in the ICC Test batsman rankings on the back of his 187 in the rain-hit draw at Old Trafford. Clarke is now 20 ratings points behind Hashim Amla, and if he scores heavily in the fourth Ashes Test...
  • Pujara 6th, Ojha 10th in ICC Test Rankings 22-07-2013 02:17 PM

    Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara was the highest-placed Indian batsman as he rose a rung to be sixth, while Pragyan Ojha broke into the top-10 among bowlers after gaining one spot to be 10th in the latest ICC Test rankings issued on Monday. Pujara is the only Indian batsman inside the top-20...
  • Pujara, Ashwin static in ICC Test rankings 21-04-2013 02:26 PM

    Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravichandran Ashwin were the only two Indian cricketers to figure in the ICC's latest Test rankings in batting and bowling respectively. While Pujara retained the number seven position with 777 ranking points in the batting chart, Ashwin was static at number six in the bowling list...
  • No Indian in top-20 Test batsmen 18-12-2012 07:31 PM

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