Bangladesh 8th in ICC Test rankings for first time
Bangladesh have emerged as the number eight in the recent International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings. According to the cricket’s supreme authority’s latest ranking which was published on Tuesday tigers’ points are 1 thousand 202. Playing 16 matches Bangladesh’s rating is 75. With this rating Bangladesh have emerged as the number eight in the rankings.
West Indies who were at number eight in the earlier rankings lost five points and are at number nine in the current rankings. The Caribbean have 1 thousand 484 points and the current rating is 67. Thus Bangladesh have gained the number eight position.
Meanwhile India is still on top of ICC Test rankings. With 3 thousand 499 points playing 28 matches the rating of Virat Kohli’s team is 125.
South Africa are placed second in the list. Australia, New Zealand and England are at third, fourth and fifth place respectively. Sri Lanka are at sixth and Pakistan are placed at seventh position. Whereas Zimbabwe are at number ten.
As a new member of ICC family Ireland are going to be debuted in the home ground against Pakistan from May 11. On the other hand Afghanistan are set to play their first test match against India in Bangaluru from June 14.