India Overtaken Pakistan To Occupy No 1 Position In ICC Test Rankings
India go top of the ICC Test rankings after their triumph against New Zealand in the second Test in Kolkata. India took the assault to the resistance on Day 4 to expel New Zealand for a sum of 197 giving India a win by 178 runs. This was sufficient for India to surpass main opponents Pakistan in the rankings.
Pakistan’s appraisals after their triumph against Britain was at 111 while India, after their triumph in the principal Test in Kanpur was 110. With this triumph, India are set to surpass their archrivals and recover the main position in the rankings.
Pakistan next play West Independents in a three-coordinate Test arrangement on October 13 by which time India would have played out their arrangement against New Zealand. This allows India to venture out in front of Pakistan and unite their position at the top.
India had before topped the Test rankings when they won a four – coordinate arrangement against West Independents 2-0 however Pakistan’s attract against Britain a four-coordinate arrangement was sufficient for them to surpass India. India
Despite the fact that they began on a rough note, India went ahead to command the principal Test coordinate against New Zealand in Kanpur, by chance their 500th match in the more drawn out configuration. India crushed the guests conclusively by 197 runs. New Zealand commander Kane Williamson picked to sit out of the second Test and India proceeded in a similar vein, and set up an objective of 376 runs that turned out to be inconceivable for the guests.
India and New Zealand now play their third and last Test in Indore. Taking after the ODI and T20 arrangement against New Zealand, India continue their Test season when they have Britain for an overwhelming five-coordinate arrangement beginning from November.