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ICC Test rankings: SL drop to fifth spot

India are sitting atop with 129 points, followed by South Africa (116), England (112) and Australia (110).

December 5, 2010, 6:53 PM IST
ICC Test rankings: SL drop to fifth spot

Dubai: The drawn Test series against the West Indies on Sunday pushed Sri Lanka to fifth spot, a loss of two positions, in the ICC Test ranking table, headed by India.

The weather-hit series between the Caribbean side and the hosts concluded on Sunday in Pallekele with all three matches ending without a result.

The drawn series has knocked Lanka down to 109 ratings points, behind England and Australia, both of which in turn gain one place as a result.

The West Indies gained points for managing to avoid defeat in the series and is now placed just three ratings points behind Pakistan in seventh position.

India are sitting atop with 129 points, followed by South Africa (116), England (112) and Australia (110).

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4027 115
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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