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Amid Covid, Australia Pip India To Top ICC's Test Rankings; Men In Blue Slip To 3rd Rank

India lost the top spot in the ICC Test rankings to Australia, dropping to third after their stupendous 2016-17 record as eliminated from the annual update

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India lost the top spot in the ICC Test rankings to Australia on Friday, dropping to third after their stupendous 2016-17 record  as eliminated from the annual update as per rules. India's 2-0 loss to New Zealand in the Tests before the coronavirus-forced halt has let them slip by two positions to number three whereas the BlackCaps settled for the second position. Australia also zoomed to the top of the rankings in the T20 format as well, despite taking a beating from a young South African side.

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Australia cushions itself at the top of the Test rankings with 116 rating points, followed by New Zealand in the second spot with 115 and India in the third position with 114. In the ODI format, England have retained the number one position followed by India and New Zealand. Australia are on top in the shortest format of the game with 278 ratings, followed by England with 268 and India with 266. 

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Australia pip India to top Test rankings

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