After the two-match Test series between New Zealand and Pakistan, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has released the latest test rankings on Wednesday. The New Zealand team has grabbed the number one spot for the first time. At the same time, talking about the batsmen, Kiwi team captain Kane Williamson remains the number one batsman in Test cricket.
The New Zealand team won the two-match Test series against Pakistan. With this, the New Zealand team has moved to the No 1 spot with 118 points in the Test rankings. Prior to this series, the Kiwi team was in third position after Australia and India respectively. At the same time, India is in third place with 114 points. Prior to this series, New Zealand’s team was in third place, but now in the first place.
NZ remained at 3rd spot in the ICC World Test Championship:
However, the New Zealand team remained at the third position in the ICC World Test Championship. Australia is at number one in the WTC, while the Indian team is at number two. The Kiwi team is ahead of Australia and India in terms of points, but the ICC changed the table for the World Test Championship as per the winning percentage.
Australia leading the ICC World Test Championship:
Let us tell you that Australia is currently leading the table with 0.766 %. India is at second with 0.722, playing their fifth series, while New Zealand is at third position with 0.70 percentage points. Talking about the ICC Men’s Test rankings, Kane Williamson moved to the No.1 spot after the first match of the series.