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India vs South Africa: India Retain Top Spot in World Test Championship After Win

There was movement in the ICC World Test Championship table after India registered a 203-run win in the first Test against South Africa at Vizag, but not when it came to the position of the hosts. India were already in top spot going into the game, and extended their lead.

Cricketnext Staff |October 6, 2019, 5:53 PM IST
India vs South Africa: India Retain Top Spot in World Test Championship After Win

There was movement in the ICC World Test Championship table after India registered a 203-run win in the first Test against South Africa at Vizag, but not when it came to the position of the hosts. India were already in top spot going into the game, and extended their lead.

India now have 160 points in the World Test Championship, the 40 points they gained for this win helping to extend the gap between them and second placed New Zealand to a 100 points.

Tied with New Zealand at second spot is Sri Lanka, With Australia and England rounding off the top five positions, standing on 56 points each.

Along with South Africa, West Indies, Bangladesh and Pakistan are yet to open their accounts in the championship, with Bangladesh and Pakistan not having played single Test since the World Test championship started.​

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5046 120
2 Australia 4320 108
3 England 5253 105
4 New Zealand 3449 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7748 121
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 South Africa 5193 110
5 Australia 5854 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8366 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
5 India 10645 260
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