After losing the match against England, India still maintains the top spot in ICC ranking with 115 points. Hence, England got an enhanced position after defeating India 4-1 in the five-match series. England is now taking the fourth position with 105 points and replaced New Zealand with 102 points. India Lost the test series with a narrow 31 runs margin. It makes England to gained eights points from their home series against India.
The back to back winning test series England, thus stand a point behind Australia and South Africa who share 106 points each in the Test ranking. Though, India will soon host the West Indies in the next test series, with the first match scheduled to begin from October 4 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.
As if now, India have to perform well to maintain its position in the ICC ranking. The ranking position all depends upon the upcoming matches. On the other hand, England will face sixth-placed Sri Lanka in their next test series, which is slated to get underway from November 6 at the Galle International Stadium in Galle.