Australia retrieve No.1 mark in ICC Test rankings, India set to bag $5 lakh for second place

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Assured of a array dual Test group mark during a annual cut-off date on Apr 1, India is set to bag $5 lakh, even as a nation hold a tip mark in a T20 format.

Though India are sitting on tip of a list in a shortest form of a game, they are not positive of stability in a same position as a lot of T20 cricket is still to be played before a cut-off date.

India, who claimed array one spots in 2010 and 2011, warranted a sum of 110 points, finishing only dual points behind leaders Australia’s 112 in a Test rankings.

Australia grabbed a No. 1 mark after winning a Christchurch Test by 7 wickets, that has given them a 2-0 array win opposite New Zealand and they will now slot a money endowment of $1 million.

Australia skipper Steve Smith will accept a Mace and a money endowment on interest of his group in a rite to be hold during a after date.

This is a eighth time Australia have finished as a array one ranked Test side during a annual cut-off date given a pregnancy of a stream rankings complement in 2003.

It had progressing surfaced a list any year from 2003 to 2009.

South Africa, by trait of finishing third, will slot $2 lakh, while Pakistan will accept $1 lakh with a fourth-place finish.

For Australia, it is a double pleasure as they have also surfaced a ICC ODI Team Rankings.

The Aussies (126 points) have finished absolutely forward of second-placed New Zealand (114) and India (113) on third.

In ICC T20 rankings, India are now heading a margin with South Africa occupying a second position.

But a rankings can bear a vital change after a ongoing Asia Cup T20 in Bangladesh and ICC World Twenty20, that is scheduled to be staged from Mar 8 to Apr 3 in India.