South Africa remain in second spot after thrashing the touring Australian side in a four match series. The Proteas beat the Baggy Greens 3 – 1, claiming their first ever victory post readmission on home soil.

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New Zealand find themselves in third place after their truimph over England, winning 1 – 0 in the two match series.

In the batting rankings, Proteas’ Aiden Markram moves into the top ten and Vernon Philander moves into number three in the bowling department.

Test Team Rankings:

  1. India – 121 rating
  2. South Africa – 117 rating
  3. New Zealand- 102 rating
  4. Australia – 102 rating
  5. England – 97 rating
  6. Sri Lanka – 95 rating
  7. Pakistan – 88 rating
  8. West Indies – 72 rating
  9. Bangladesh – 71 rating
  10. Zimbabwe – 1 rating

Batting Rankings:

  1. Steve Smith
  2. Virat Kohli
  3. Joe Root
  4. Kane Williamson
  5. David Warner
  6. AB de Villiers
  7. Cheteshwar Pujara
  8. Dean Elgar
  9. Aiden Markram
  10. Azhar Ali

Bowling Rankings:

  1. Kagiso Rabada
  2. James Anderson
  3. Vernon Philander
  4. Ravindra Jadeja
  5. Ravichandran Ashwin
  6. Pat Cummins
  7. Morne Morkel
  8. Trent Boult
  9. Rangana Herath
  10. Neil Wagner