Biggest Win Takes India Back To The Top Of ICC Test Rankings

Mumbai: India are back on top of the ICC Test rankings.

The massive 372-run victory in the second and final Test against New Zealand at Wankhede Stadium here on Monday helped Virat Kohli’s men displace the Kiwis as the No. 1 Test team in the world.

After the series-clinching victory, Team India have 124 rating points while New Zealand are on 121. Australia are a distant third with 108 rating points.

It was sweet revenge for India, as they had lost to New Zealand in the World Test Championship final at Southampton in June.

India were the No. 1 team for five years, before being dethroned by Australia last year for a short period, and again earlier this year by New Zealand.

Monday’s triumph was also India’s biggest victory in Test matches, in terms of runs. The previous best was the 337-run win against South Africa in Delhi in 2015.


OB Bureau

Leave a Comment

Recent Posts

Sunday Poem: Forget Me Not

A year! From last new year to this Christmas, Five encounters and a few messages,… Read More

5 hours ago

FIR Against Chhattisgarh CM For Violating COVID-19 Norms In UP

Noida: An FIR has been filed against Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel for violating COVID-related… Read More

5 hours ago

Senior Clerk In Vigilance Net On Bribe Charge In Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Vigilance sleuths apprehended a senior clerk of the tehsildar office in the district on… Read More

5 hours ago

Now, BJP Wants Punjab Polls To Be Postponed

Chandigarh: BJP and Congress may be preparing for a bitter assembly election, but they are… Read More

6 hours ago

Army Jawan Arrested For Killing Woman After Her Family Rejected Marriage Proposal For Dowry Demand

Balangir: Police arrested a Jawan of the Indian Army for allegedly murdering a woman after… Read More

6 hours ago

‘I Am Filing FIR’: Anurag Kashyap Ko Gussa Kyun Ata Hai

Mumbai: Anurag Kashyap is absolutely livid. So much so that he wants to file an… Read More

7 hours ago