Dubai [UAE], Oct. 11 (ANI): Thirteen months after lifting the prestigious ICC Test Championship mace for topping the ICC Test Rankings, Pakistan slumped to the seventh spot after their home series defeat against Sri Lanka
The Lankan Tigers now trail fifth-ranked Australia (97 points) by three points, while Pakistan are ahead of eighth-ranked Windies (75 points) by 13 points.
Sri Lanka's next Test assignment is against number-one ranked India (125 points), when the two sides will go head to head in a three-Test series starting in Kolkata on 16 November.
Meanwhile, South Africa have gained one point while Bangladesh have conceded two points following the conclusion of their series, which Faf du Plessis's side won by 2-0. South Africa are now second on 111 points (six points ahead of third-ranked England) while Bangladesh are ninth on 72 points (three points behind Windies). (ANI)