India on Monday returned to number one in the ICC rankings after winning the two-match series against New Zealand 1-0. India drew the first Test in Kanpur but won the second Test at Mumbai at 372 runs.
India, who reached the final of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC), now has 124 rating points and is followed by Test champions New Zealand (121), Australia (108), England (107), Pakistan (92), South Africa (88), Sri Lanka (83), West Indies (75), Bangladesh (49) and Zimbabwe (31).
On the WTC table, India are third on 42 points with three wins, one loss and two draws. The Virat Kohli-led side began the WTC 2021-23 cycle with two wins, a draw and a loss against in the unfinished Test series against England.
Sri Lanka lead the standings with two wins in as many games and Pakistan are second with two wins and a loss.