ICC Rankings: Team India became number-1 in Tests for three hours due to ICC’s mistake

ICC Rankings Team India became number-1 in Tests for three hours due

ICC Rankings: The Indian cricket team on Tuesday (January 17) suddenly reached the first position in the Test rankings. Everyone was surprised to see this. The Indian fans were happy to see the ranking, but their happiness was short-lived. The ICC removed India from the first position only after three and a half hours. When this happened, people started finding out how Team India had soared to the top for a while. In this case, it turned out that it was due to the fault of the ICC.

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ICC Rankings Team India became number-1 in Tests

In fact, instead of giving 126 points to Australia, the ICC gave 111 rating points. At the same time, India was given 115 points. Due to this, the Kangaroo team slipped to second place. On January 17, at eight in the morning, Australia’s team was in first position. India reached the first position at 1:30 pm. At the same time, when the ICC rectified the mistake at 4:00 pm, Australia again came on top.

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India can become number 1 in the Test

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However, the Indian team can get the first position soon. He has to play a four-Test series against Australia in February-March. If Team India wins the series 2-0 or 3-1, then it can reach the top of the Test.

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If the Indian team wins the ODI series against New Zealand by 3-0 and then the T20 series by any margin and also wins the Test series against Australia, Team India will become number 1 in all three formats.

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India-Australia series schedule

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The first Test match between India and Australia will be played in Nagpur from February 9. The second Test will be played in Delhi from February 17, the third Test in Dharamshala from March 1, and the fourth Test in Ahmedabad from March 9. Team India will also play three ODIs after this. The first ODI will be played in Mumbai on March 17, the second ODI in Visakhapatnam on March 19, and the third ODI in Chennai on March 22.

11 points a difference between the teams

Pos Team
1 Australia
29 3,668 126
2 India
32 3,690 115
3 England
47 5,017 107
4 South Africa
29 2,952 102
5 New Zealand
30 2,965 99
6 Pakistan
30 2,638 88
7 Sri Lanka
26 2,282 88
8 West Indies
28 2,198 79
9 Bangladesh
25 1,161 46
10 Zimbabwe
6 148 25


Australia’s cricket team is at number 1 in Tests for the last several months. He has 126 rating points in the latest rankings. At the same time, Team India is the number-2 ranked team with 115 points. That is, there is a difference of 11 points between the two teams. England is at number three with 107 points. India is currently at number one in T20 and fourth in ODIs. The New Zealand team is number one in ODIs.

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