Dubai- a series win for Australia in the 3-match Test series against the West Indies may push India 1 place down to the 4th rank in the International Cricket Council Test Ranks.
Australia will be eye to gain at least 1 place on the Test Championship table when they get on the West Indies in the Test series starting in April 7. As a series win will put Australia in front of India in third position, a 3-0 series win will put Australia on equal points with England on 113 ratings points.
And when the ratings are calculate further than the decimal point, then Australia will be placed above England in 2nd position they will have a rating of 113.10 against England's rating of 113.045.England finds them in a must-win position in the Colombo Test if they have to retain their number-1 position on the Reliance ICC Test Championship chart.
England's win will continue them ahead of South Africa by a small part of a point but their failure to win the Test will build South Africa as the new No.1 ranked side. But England loses the series 2-0; they will drop from 118 ratings points to 113 ratings points - 3 points behind South Africa - while a 1-0 beat will mean they will slip to 114 ratings points.
The Test Championship Rank as well as the player rankings will currently be updated at the finale of the Colombo Test.
No Team Rank
1. England 118
2. South Africa 116
3. India 111
4. Australia 111
5. Pakistan 108
6. Sri Lanka 98
7. West Indies 87
8. New Zealand 85
9. Bangladesh 8