Kane Williamson: New Zealand team first time .. Top in ICC Test rankings

The New Zealand team has finally secured the No.1 ranking in the ICC Test rankings. The New Zealand team, which won the two-Test series 2-0 against Pakistan 2-0 on Tuesday, overtook Australia to top the table with 118 points. Australia, who lost the recent Melbourne Test by 8 wickets to India, fell to No. 2 with 116 points. India tied for third place with 114 points. The third Test between India and Australia starts in Sydney on Thursday. This is the first time in the history of cricket that New Zealand has topped the ICC Test rankings.

New Zealand won the two-Test series 2-0 against India earlier last year and then won the series 2-0 over the West Indies. The Kiwis have been able to leapfrog the top by dominating Pakistan at the same level recently. New Zealand have won all four of their last six Tests. The team captain Kane Williamson is also known to continue to be ranked No. 1 in the ICC Test batsmen rankings.

India and Australia have two more Tests to play. They have already won two of the last two Tests. With that .. What if the Indian team wins the four Test series 3-1 ..? Then Teamindia will be ranked No.1 again. Also, what if Australia wins the series 2-1 or 3-1? Then Australia will go to the top.