The Ashes: England displace India to go second in latest ICC Test rankings, Australia drop to 5th

If Australia had recorded a consolation victory in the final Test, it would have stopped England from leapfrogging India. However, Australia would have still dropped down in the rankings.

updated: August 26, 2013 02:24 IST
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London: Sunday's draw in the Ashes finale at The Oval saw England leapfrog India into second place in the International Cricket Council Test rankings as Australia dropped to fifth place -- their lowest position for two years.

England won the series 3-0 and thereby gained four ratings points to finish with 116 in total.

They started the Ashes in third place in the ICC standings.

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