Australia slips in ICC Test rankings

Australia occupied the fifth spot after its series-levelling victory over Bangladesh in Chittagong.

Australia defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets.   -  AFP

Australia slipped to fifth in the latest Test rankings after its series-levelling victory over Bangladesh in Chittagong. India leads the rankings with 125 points.

Australia is now on 97 points, the same as New Zealand, but is behind on decimal points.

Australia had started the two-Test series against Bangladesh in the fourth position at 100 points. It had to win the series 1-0 or better to remain in the fourth position on the points table.

South Africa is placed second at 110 points while England is third with 105 points. Meanwhile, Bangladesh has gained five points from the series to reach an aggregate of 74 points, though it remains ninth, ahead of Zimbabwe.