[caption id="attachment_531665" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-531665 " alt="india vs New Zealand, ind vs nz 2nd test, India Vs New Zealand Highlights, India Zealand Kolkata" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/VIR.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> India have not lost a series in Tests since Virat Kohli has taken over the job by MS Dhoni AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india" target="_blank">India </a>have become the No. 1 Test team in the latest ICC Test rankings after winning the second of the three-Test series against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/new-zealand" target="_blank">New Zealand</a>. India won the first Test by 197 runs and maintained momentum to come on top of the visitors in the second Test at Eden Gardens, Kolkata and thereby removed <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/pakistan" target="_blank">Pakistan </a>from the numero uno position rankings. Winning the toss, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli" target="_blank">Virat Kohli</a> elected to bat and India made 316 with fighting half-centuries by Cheteshwar Pujara, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ajinkya-rahane" target="_blank">Ajinkya Rahane</a> and Wriddhiman Saha. New Zealand lost the plot with a paltry 204 runs giving the hosts a 112-run lead. Posting 263 in the second innings, India gave New Zealand a daunting target of 376 but Kiwis succumbed to a 178 run-defeat. India's will play the last Test at Indore from October 8. <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/new-zealand-in-india-2016-200406/live-scores/india-vs-new-zealand-live-score-2nd-test-match-181601-summary.html" target="_blank"><strong>FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test at Eden Gardens, Kolkata </strong></a> <p></p> <p></p>India were declared the top spot in Tests after winning the third of the four-Test series in their tour to the Caribbean island but with the last Test ending in a tame draw, due to rain, cost them the coveted position. Pakistan, on the other hand, played an intense series in their tour to England to draw the four-Test series 2-2. Trailing 1-2 before the final Test, Pakistan won the fourth Test courtesy a magnificent double century by veteran Younis Khan. In this process, they removed India to claim the No. 1 slot with a one point lead. <strong>ALSO READ: <a title="India may pull out of Champions Trophy 2017, says Anurag Thakur" href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/india-may-pull-out-of-champions-trophy-2017-if-lodha-recommendations-are-implemented-fully-says-anurag-thakur-531557" target="_blank">India may pull out of Champions Trophy 2017, says Anurag Thakur </a></strong> <p></p> <p></p><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/SFz2oJsbWtE" height="355" width="628" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0"></iframe> <p></p> <p></p>India will like to whitewash the series and consolidate their position in the top spot with arch-rivals, Pakistan breathing down their neck with not much difference in points tally. Pakistan's next Test series is against West Indies and with the way the limited-overs series has gone by, they will like to reclaim the position again.