ICC Test Ranking 2018

International Cricket Council held test cricket matches at every year. In test cricket format one team go for tour to the home country of opposite team to play and complete test series in their country. ICC has made the formula to decide ranking, ratings and score after match results. It is played internationally between different countries which decided and schedule by ICC. ICC Ranking table will be update immediate after completion of one match in running series.

ICC Test Ranking 2018

RankingTeam/CountryTotal MatchesPointsRating
1India293,634125
2South Africa353,712106
3Australia333,499106
4New Zealand232,354102
5England393,77297
6Sri Lanka383,66897
7Pakistan211,85388
8West Indies292,23577
9Bangladesh191,26867
10Zimbabwe8122

Current Highlights about ICC Ranking 2018:

  • India is now at the 1st position and the test matches are currently playing with England.
  • South Africa is on 2nd rank with 106 rating while Australia got 3rd rank but has same rating.
  • Zimbabve still at bottom with only two ratings earn from total 8 matches.

ICC Test Ranking Calculation:

As per current formula of ICC Test, Each team will get 1 point for winning one match, half point ½ for draw match which goes to both team and 1 bonus point to those team who has win the series. If series draw as a result then both team will get half point ½ in their account.

There is two formula used to decide rating of teams in test series.

1. If gap between two test team for rating s less than 40 points then below formula will used to calculation of ratings.

(Team’s own series points) x (Opponent team rating+50) + (Opponent Series points) x (Opponent team rating – 50)

Results (Per Match)Ratings Points
WonOpponent Rating + 50
DrawOpponent Rating
LossOpponent Rating – 50

2. If gap between two test team for rating at least 40 points then below formula will used to calculation of ratings

Ratings points for stronger team:

(Team own series points) x (Team own rating + 10) + (Opponent Team series points) x (Teams own rating – 90)

Rating points for weaker team:

(Team own series points) x (Team own rating + 90) + (Opponent Team series points) x (Teams own rating –10)

Each team will get ratings as per below table after one match:

Results (Per Match)Ratings Points
Strong Team WonCurrent Rating + 10
Weaker TeamCurrent Rating – 10
Strong Team DrawCurrent Rating + 40
Weaker Team DrawCurrent Rating – 40
Strong Team LossCurrent Rating + 10
Weaker Team LossCurrent Rating – 90

ICC Ranking will be change just after completing each match in test series and may rank also change after just one match. So keep checking ranking table to get current test rank by team/country in whole cricket world.

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