Bangladesh slip behind Afghanistan in ICC Test rankings

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6th January, 2021 05:34:03 printer

Bangladesh slip behind Afghanistan in ICC Test rankings

Bangladesh have been slipped behind Afghanistan in the latest updates of the Test rankings by International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday.

Bangladesh became the lowest-ranked team after falling to 10th in the list with a rating points of 55. Afghanistan are ninth with 57 points. While Bangladesh's accumulated rating points of 55 came in 17 matches, Afghanistan have played in only three matches during the same period.

Afghanistan beat the Tigers by a massive margin of 224 runs in the one-off Test at Chattogram in September 2019 before they also defeated Ireland away from home by seven wickets in Dublin in March last year.

Meanwhile, New Zealand have elevated to the summit of the ICC Test ratings beating Pakistan by 176 runs the very first time in their cricket history.


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