India, England retain top spots in ICC Test, ODI rankings

The annual ICC rankings were announced on Thursday and India managed to retain top spot in Test Cricket while England remained on top in ODI. 

ICC, in a statement said the rankings were d after series results from 2015-16 were removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent.

India’s lead over second-placed New Zealand in the Test rankings has narrowed from eight to two points. 

England are the number one ranked ODI team with less than a month to go for the 2019 World Cup, but India have managed to narrow the gap to just two points. 

No team has dropped out of the top 10, thus ensuring that the World Cup will see the 10 top-ranked sides in action.

The Hindu

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