The Indian test cricket team becomes No 1 in the ICC rankings following the 321-run win over New Zealand in Indore.
Kohli’s team needed to win the third Test vs NZ to hold onto No 1 and keep Pakistan away. Ravichandran Ashwin grabs career-best 7/59 and finishes with 13 wickets in the match. He was being awarded “Man of the Series” for taking 27 wickets in 3 test matches against New Zealand. Indian swept the series with 3-0 lead.
Indian captain Virat Kohli received the ICC Test Championship mace from Sunil Gavaskar. Kohli has become only the second India captain after Mahendra Singh Dhoni and 10th overall to receive the mace.
Here are the latest ICC Test Rankings
5 South Africa
6 Sri Lanka
7 New Zealand
8 West Indies