South Africa seventh on World Test Championship table after series loss to India
RANCHI – South Africa find themselves languishing in seventh place on the ICC World Test Championship table following their 3-0 series loss to India in Ranchi on Tuesday.
With 120 points on offer during the series, India walked away with a full complement while South Africa are yet to get off the mark in the new ranking-style points system which will run over a two-year period.
South Africa are only ahead of Bangladesh and Pakistan as both nations have not yet played a match in the World Test Championship.
The Proteas are behind the West Indies in sixth place.
Topping the list are India who have 240 points after winning five Test matches in a row.
New Zealand are second with 60 points, have played just two Test with a win and a loss.
Sri Lanka are third, also on 60 points.
African News Agency (ANA)