In the wake of drawing the first Test, India posted a triumph in the second match at Lord's yet went down in the third. In spite of the thrashing, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men have kept up their fourth spot at 102 rating focuses.
The last rankings of both India and England (positioned fifth with 100 rating focuses) will intensely rely on upon the approaching two-Test arrangement between Sri Lanka and Pakistan, which will start in Galle from August 6.
Pakistan are presently positioned third with 103 evaluations focuses, only one point more than India, while Sri Lanka are at sixth position with 95 focuses. The five-Test arrangement in the middle of India and England will end a day after the arrangement between Sri Lanka and Pakistan completions, and all the groups would be finding to climb the stepping stool.
In the event that India figure out how to perform well in the staying two Tests and Pakistan lose the Test arrangement against Sri Lanka, the Indians would unquestionably pick up in the positioning table.
Pakistan would drop to sixth spot in the event that they lose the arrangement, while Sri Lanka could climb one spot to fifth in the event that they win the arrangement 1-0, and a 2-0 triumph will guarantee an ascent of two spots to fourth.
Pakistan must win the arrangement to keep up their hang on the third spot and in this manner close the hole with South Africa and Australia in first and second place, individually, while Sri Lanka could drop a spot to seventh in such a situation.