India remain top of ICC Test ratings


(REUTERS) – India remain top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test ratings following their draw in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo. India are now 11 points clear of second-placed South Africa and will remain top of the rankings irrespective of the result in the third Test.
The ICC completed their annual update of the ratings which will now see India remain at the top of the table until the end of their current series which ends on August 7, when the ratings will again be updated.
India’s total stands at 130, with South Africa on 119 and Australia third on 113.
England are two points further back in joint fourth with Sri Lanka and ahead of Pakistan (84), West Indies (79), New Zealand (78) and Bangladesh (7).
Australia top the one-day rankings with 132 points from India (118), South Africa (115), New Zealand (114), England (113), Sri Lanka (111), Pakistan (98), West Indies (67), Bangladesh (53), Zimbabwe (36), Ireland (35), Holland (32) and Kenya (0).