Dubai, Feb 15 (IANS) India’s massive victory in the first Test against Australia in Nagpur took them to the top in the latest ICC’s Test rankings on Wednesday, making them the No. 1 ranked team in all three formats.
India recently became the top-ranked ODI team after beating New Zealand 3-0 in January, to go with their No. 1 T20I ranking.
The Rohit Sharma led side will need to win the second Test against Australia in Delhi, which starts on February 16, to stay on top of the Test rankings and also move a step closer to qualifying for the World Test Championship final in June. They need to win the series 3-1 or 3-0 to make the final.
India had beaten Australia by an innings and 132 runs in Nagpur, with R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Rohit Sharma making key contributions.