ICC Test rankings: Bengaluru win assures Team India number one spot
Dubai : With an emphatic win in second Test at Bengaluru, Kohli and his boys have retained their numero uno position in the ICC Test rankings. Before, the start of the series against Australia India had defeated Sri Lanka, South Africa, New Zealand, England and Bangladesh in Test series.
By retaining the No.1 position till the April 1 cut off date, Team India will receive a cash prize of $1 million.
Taking social media, the ICC confirmed the news after India thrash Aussies by 75 runs, “Victory in the 2nd Test against Australia assures India a No.1 finish on the April 1 cut-off date and a cash prize of USD 1 million.
With the help of Ashwin and Pujara, India bounced back in style to win the second Test after suffering a heavy defeat in the series opener at Pune.
Set a 188-run target, Australia were dismissed for 112 in 35.4 overs on day four with Ravichandran Ashwin picking up his 25th five-wicket haul.