India retain top spot in Test rankings

Published: Sunday, August 8, 2010, 11:14 [IST]
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India hold on to their No 1 ranking

India have retained the No.1 position in the latest ICC Test rankings after a magnificent five-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the third Test at the P. Sara Oval on Saturday.

Team India, who started the Test match on 130 rating points, will drop to 127 points when the table is updated, but will still be eight points clear of second placed South Africa (119 points).

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka will move into third place on 115 points, ahead of both Australia (113) and England (111).

India had lost the first Test at Galle by 10 wickets, while the second Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club(SSC) in Colombo ended in a draw.

In the ICC ODI rankings, Australia remains at top with 132 points. India is at the second spot with 118 points, while South Africa occupies third spot with 115 points.


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