India's eyes on maintaining top spot in ICC Test rankings

India's eyes on maintaining top spot in ICC Test rankings
India's eyes on maintaining top spot in ICC Test rankings
The first Test between India and the West Indies will be played in Rajkot from October 4. The second Test will be played in Hyderabad from October 12.

The Indian team will go into the series of two Test matches against the West Indies with the intention of keeping their top spot in the ICC Test rankings. In the series starting Thursday, India would like to ensure that she does not lose any number.

India is running on top with 115 points in the table. Even if he wins the series 2-0, it will also benefit from the same number, because there is a big difference between the ratings points between the two teams.

On the other hand if India has to face the 0-2 loss, then it will lose 108 points and if Australia beat Pakistan 2-0, then they will leave India behind.

If the West Indies team wins the series 2-0, even then Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be able to reduce the difference in their points, but will remain in eighth place.

On the other hand, Pakistan's team will host Australia in UAE on Sunday and both teams have the opportunity to improve their Test ranking.

If Pakistan wins 2-0, then Sri Lanka will be left behind and go to sixth place, while Australia's team wins 1-0, South Africa will be able to beat South Africa and get second place after India. .

If both wins Pakistan, then they will get 97 points and after calculating the decimal point they will leave Sri Lanka behind. Australia now has 106 points and it is only behind the decimal point based South Africa and will win the series on second place. Australia will take 107 out of 1-0, while 2-0 will win by 109 points.

Indian captain Virat Kohli will also try to strengthen his position at the top of the batting rankings. He is just one point ahead of Australia's restricted batsman Steve Smith.