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ICC apologizes for ranking glitch that showed India as No.1 Test side




A technical glitch cost Team India the No. 1 Test team© AFP

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday apologized for the technical glitch that displaced Australia from regaining the No. 1 spot in the men’s Test team rankings. Hours after India climbed to the ‘top’ of the Test rankings, the ICC released another updated list that showed Rohit Sharma’s team back at No.2. It gave an impression that Rohit’s men had regained the top spot for a while after their innings and 132-run win over the Pat Cummins-led Australia in Nagpur.

On Thursday, the game’s global body acknowledged the error and said in a statement that “the ICC acknowledges, for a short period of time, on February 15, 2023, due to a technical error, India was erroneously ranked as the No. 1 Test.” was displayed on the ICC website

“We apologize for any inconvenience.” “Australia remain at the top of the ICC Test Team Rankings following the latest update following the conclusion of Zimbabwe’s two-match series against the West Indies.” “Australia will go into the second Test against India starting Friday, January 17 in Delhi as the No. 1 ranked team with 126 rating points, 11 above India’s 115 rating points,” read the ICC statement. “

“India are in the running for a place in the final of the ICC World Test Championship 2021-23. Australia are also in the running for a place in the final of the marquee event, which will be played at The Oval in London from June 7 to 11.”

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