India becomes the No.1 in World Test Championship Table, Australia down to No.3

World Test Championship Rankings: India pulled off a historic win in the series-decider at the Gabba to become the No.1 in the World Test Championship points table, the Kiwis are at second place followed by Australia.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 19, 2021 16:59 IST
India becomes the No.1 in World Test Championship Table, Australia down to No.3
India topped the World Test Championship table

World Test Championship Rankings: A hard-fought India becomes the No. 1 in the World Test Championship (WTC) table after clinching the historical win at Gabba while Australia slipped to No. 3. India has emerged victorious against Australia by just three wickets on Tuesday and seized the four-match Test series by 2-1. India chases down a record 328-run at the Gabba, becoming the first team since the West Indies in 1988 to beat Australia in Brisbane. Take a look at the latest WTC rankings after the completion of the IND vs AUS Test series as below.

India have 430 points with 71.7 % PCT and well ahead of Australia's 332 points. Ajinkya Rahane led Team India has earned 1.5 %age more than the hosts after claiming a thrilling win at Gabba. New Zealand are the second-ranked team on the WTC points table with 420 points and a winning percentage of 70 %.

Moreover, India surpasses Australia to become the No. 2 in the latest ICC Test Team Rankings with 117.65 rating points. The hosts Australia goes to second place with 113 rating points as Tim Paine and Co lost the final Test by 3 wickets at the hands of sublime India. Meanwhile, the Kiwis have still atop the leaderboard with 118.44 points.

Depleted India breached Australia's Gabba fortress to seal a stunning win on Day 5 and retain the Border-Gavaskar series. Rishabh Pant hit a blitz 89, Cheteshwar Pujara also did his job with a steller fifty and Shubman Gill hit a scintillating 91-run knock as India gunned down the highest successful chase with just 2 overs to spare.

Position Teams PCT % Points Series Won Lost Draw
 1  India*  71.7  430  5  9  3  1
 2  New Zealand  70  420  5  7  4  0
 3  Australia  69.2  332  4  8  4  2
 4  England  65.2  352  5*  9  4  3
 5  South Africa  40  144  3  3  6  0
 6  Pakistan  30.7  166  4.5  2  5  3
 7  Sri Lanka  19  80  4*  1  5  1
 8  West Indies  11.1  40  3  1  6  0
 9  Bangladesh  0  0  1.5  0  3  0