India tour of Australia 2020-21
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Australia lose 2nd spot to India after 2-1 home-series defeat

19 Jan 2021

In another good news, team India has toppled Australian and become the new owner of the number of two spot in the ICC Test rankings. India chased down a target of 328-run on the final day of the Gabba Test and won the series 2-1 on Tuesday.

India (117.65) are now just 0.79 points behind top-ranked New Zealand (118.44), who very recently completed a whitewash against Pakistan. Australia are now placed third with 113 points. England (106) and South Africa (96) occupy the 4th and 5th spots respectively.

After getting all-out for 36 and losing the series opener against Australia by 8-wicket, India fought back valiantly to script an emphatic comeback win in the Boxing Day Test at Melbourne. Thereafter, India pulled off an iconic draw at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) before breaching Australia's Gabba fortress. Australia had not lost a Test match at Gabba since 1988.

India next face England in a 4-Test home-series starting February 5.

Matches

England tour of Pakistan 2022

6th T20I, Lahore, 30 Sep 2022

Pak Pak
169/6 & / (20. ov)
Eng Eng
170/2 & / (14.3 ov) (Target

England won by 8 wickets

England tour of Pakistan 2022

5th T20I, Lahore, 28 Sep 2022

Pak Pak
145/10 & /2 (20. ov)
Eng Eng
140/7 & / (20. ov) (Target

Pakistan won by 5 runs

South Africa tour of India 2022

1st T20I, Thiruvananthapuram, 28 Sep 2022

SA SA
106/8 & / (20. ov)
Ind Ind
110/2 & / (16.4 ov) (Target

India won by 8 wickets

Bangladesh tour of UAE 2022

2nd T20I, Dubai (DSC), 27 Sep 2022

Ban Ban
169/5 & / (20. ov)
UAE UAE
137/5 & / (20. ov) (Target

Bangladesh won by 32 runs