No 1 Test Ranking

  • England lose Lord's Test, SA new No. 1 August 20, 2012

    London: England fought valiantly to attain the target of 346 on the last day but Philander's fivewicket haul scuppered their chase as South Africa won the third Test by 51 runs to take series 20 and claim the No. 1 spot in ICC Test rankings. South Africa won the first Test...
  • 2nd Test: Pressure on Strauss' Eng in Colombo April 2, 2012

    Colombo: A fifth Test defeat in a row for England, who were also whitewashed 30 by Pakistan in their previous series, in Colombo will allow South Africa to take over from them as the world's No. 1 ranked team. That, and an outofform skipper Andrew Strauss, puts England under enough...
  • SA, England in race for No. 1 Test ranking March 6, 2012

    Dubai: South Africa will be aiming to carry the winning momentum from their ODI series into the threeTest series against New Zealand, starting in Dunedin on Wednesday, as that will earn them the status of the No. 1 Testranked side in the world in the ICC Test Championship table. If South...
  • New Zealand give van Wyk Test debut March 6, 2012

    Wellington: New Zealand will give South Africanborn wicketkeeper Kruger van Wyk his Test debut against the Proteas on Wednesday after a hip injury sidelined regular gloveman BJ Watling. Black Caps physiotherapist Paul Close said a problem with Watling's right hip joint meant he was unable to play in the first Test...
  • South Africa chase No. 1 ranking vs New Zealand March 6, 2012

    Dunedin: South Africa will press their claim to the No. 1 Test ranking when they begin a threematch series against New Zealand from Wednesday. Ranked No. 2 behind England, South Africa have already demonstrated their superiority over eighthranked New Zealand in shorter formats, winning the Twenty20 series 21 and the oneday...