Australia slip to 5th in ICC Test Rankings following 1-1 draw vs Bangladesh

Australia has slipped one place to fifth position in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings after drawing the two-Test series against Bangladesh 1-1. Australia, which started the series in fourth position at 100 points, is now on 97 points, the same as New Zealand, but is behind on decimal points. Australia had to win the series 1-0 or better to remain in fourth position on the points table, which is led by India with 125 points. South Africa is placed second at 110 points while England is third with 105 points. Meanwhile, Bangladesh has gained five points from the series to reach an aggregate of 74 points, though it remains in ninth position, only ahead of Zimbabwe. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Bangladesh vs Australia 2017, 2nd Test at Chittagong

MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings (as on 7 September 2017, after the Bangladesh v Australia series)

Rank Team Points

1 India 125

2 South Africa 110

3 England 105

4 New Zealand 97

5 Australia 97 (-3)

6 Pakistan 93

7 Sri Lanka 90

8 West Indies 75

9 Bangladesh 74 (+5)

10 Zimbabwe 00