GALLE: Pakistan have jumped to the third spot within the ICC World Test Championship standings following their exceptional four-wicket win over Sri Lanka within the first Test towards Sri Lanka, right here on Wednesday.
With the historic run chase, Pakistan improved their place within the standings to bolster its probabilities of showing within the subsequent 12 months’s World Test Championship remaining between the highest two groups within the standings.
The latest reshuffle within the Test Championship standings additionally witnessed India climbing one spot to fourth with West Indies rising to the fifth as Sri Lanka slipped to the sixth place from third.
Meanwhile, South Africa continues to prime the standings adopted by Australia sitting within the second spot.
Pakistan have triumphed towards Sri Lanka on the ultimate day after they chased down a mammoth 342-run goal within the remaining inning with opener Abdullah Shafique main the cost for his facet with a sensational knock of 160 not-out.