Pakistan is on No.1 position for the first time in cricket history.They took the top position from india. If India won one more test from West Indies then they are on the top. Bad Luck For the India because fourth test of India vs West Indies can’t play due to heavy rain in Trinidad.
ICC Test Ranking Point Table :
1 Pakistan (111 rating points)
2 India (110)
3 Australia (108)
4 England (108)
5 New Zealand (99)
6 Sri Lanka (95)
7 South Africa (92)
8 West Indies (67)
9 Bangladesh (57)
10 Zimbabwe (8)
Pakistan had moved to no.2 position when the test series between Pakistan and England was draw and Australia were white-washed by Sri Lanka.At the Same time , India moved to no.1 position when West Indies lost first two matches.
ICC Test Ranking Aug 2016 MyCricketHighlights
Pakistan commander Misbah-ul-Haq said he was “pleased” to have his group at the top, yet his attention stayed on conveying reliably great exhibitions going ahead. “There is no more noteworthy feeling than to accomplish the No. 1 positioning in the most conventional and purest organization of the game,” Misbah said. “This is the thing that cricketers play for and need to accomplish in their vocations. It is a prize for something we had arranged as a gathering a couple of years back and have worked to a great degree difficult to accomplish it.
“I need to compliment everybody who has been included all the while, including every one of the players, the bolster faculty, the administration, and also our devoted fans and devotees who stayed focused on us and kept on sponsorship and backing the side through the great and not all that great days.
“For us, the No. 1 positioning is not a destination but rather part of a trip. Our long haul goal and system is to stay aggressive, keep on challenging the top sides with great cricket and by and by turn into the most took after side like the Pakistan groups of yesteryears.”