South Africa retains top Test position, India have a shot at third

If India does win the next two Tests, it will win the series 3-1 and also jump ahead of England, by 0.01 point. If India wins the series 3-1, then it will have 111.59 ratings points while England will have 111.58.

updated: December 03, 2012 16:02 IST
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Dubai: South Africa on Monday retained the top spot in the ICC Test rankings after beating Australia by a mammoth 309 runs in the third and final Test clinch the series 1-0 in Perth.

South Africa's series victory means that it is the clear leader at the top of the table, leading second-ranked England by six ratings points.

Australia is still in third position but has dropped to 114 after conceding three ratings points, the ICC said in a statement.

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