New Zealand grabbed the number one position in the ICC Test rankings for the first time in history New Zealand became the sixth country in the past 10 years to be ranked number one in Test cricket.
Captain Kane Williamson’s double century in the second test match against Pakistan on Wednesday, has shaped the victory and pushed the kiwis to the top.
They now have 118 points, two more than Australia and four clear of third-placed India. “A huge victory in the second Test has propelled New Zealand to the No.1 spot in the @MRFWorldwide ICC Test Team Rankings”, the ICC tweeted.
New Zealand team is also inching closer to the top two spots in the ICC World Test Championship standings.