The Indian Cricket Team have gone on top of the ICC Test Rankings after beating England 3-1 in the four-match Test series. The men in blue beat England in the final Test of the series by an innings and 25 runs in the last Test at Ahmedabad as the hosts also reached the final of the ICC World Test Championship.
Prior to the Test match, the Indian cricket team were on the second spot in the ICC Test Rankings and New Zealand were on the top spot of the ICC Test Team Rankings. However, the Indian Cricket Team came up with scintillating performances after losing the first Test and went on to win the series.
Team India Reach The Summit Of The ICC Test Ranking After Resounding Win Over England
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Saturday, announced the Test Rankings after the four-match series came to a close. The men in blue have gone on top of the ICC Test Team Rankings after a convincing win over England in the final Test of the four-match series on Saturday in Ahmedabad.
When the series began, it was none short of a disaster for the hosts. The visitors came up with a thumping win in the first Test of the four-match series as they beat the hosts by 227 runs. However, the hosts bounced back on the trot and won three games consecutively to go into the final of the ICC World Test Championship.
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Team India Qualify For The Final Of The ICC World Test Championship
After the win over England, the hosts have also gone on to qualify for the final of the ICC World Test Championship. New Zealand had already qualified for the final and had England beat India in the final Test, Australia would have qualified for the final alongside New Zealand.
Now, the final of the World Test Championship will take place from June 18 at the historic Lord’s Cricket Ground. As India have qualified for the final, the Aisa Cup is also likely to be postponed as the PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani indicated a couple of days ago.