ICC Test : New Zealand Overtake South Africa to Third Spot

New Zealand have overwhelmed South Africa to be put third in the ICC Test rankings subsequent to finishing a 1-0 win in the two-Test arrangement against Sri Lanka.

New Zealand crushed Sri Lanka by a record 423 keeps running on the last day of the second Test at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Sunday (December 30). It was their fourth progressive Test arrangement triumph, which took them to 107 points, two points above South Africa.

Had they won the principal Test also - it finished in a draw - New Zealand could have gone up to 109 points. South Africa, however, can achieve 110 on the off chance that they whitewash Pakistan in their progressing Test arrangement. South Africa had officially won the primary Test in Centurion in less than three days.

India, who lead 2-1 after three Tests in Australia, are at the highest point of the rankings with 116. Britain are second with 108 and Australia fifth on 102.

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