• SA slip in ICC Test rankings

    The Proteas’ grip on second spot in the ICC Test Team Rankings has weakened after their 2-0 Test series loss against Sri Lanka.

    Sri Lanka gained six rating points to put them level with England on a rating of 97, although England have 3,772 points from 39 Tests compared to Sri Lanka’s 3,668 from their last 38 Tests.

    South Africa slipped from 112 rating points down to 106, leaving them level with Australia in terms of their overall rating. South Africa stay in second spot by virtue of their 3,712 points from 35 Tests, compared to Australia’s 3,499 points from their last 33 Tests.

    MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings
    Pos Team Matches Points Rating
    1  India 29 3,634 125
    2 South Africa 35 3,712 106
    3 Australia 33 3,499 106
    4 New Zealand 23 2,354 102
    5 England 39 3,772 97
    6 Sri Lanka 38 3,668 97
    7 Pakistan 21 1,853 88
    8 West Indies 29 2,235 77
    9 Bangladesh 19 1,268 67
    10 Zimbabwe 8 12 2

    Last updated Р23 July 2018, developed by David Kendix 

    Source: ICC

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    Simon Lewis