Bangladesh overtook West Indies to move to eighth place in ICC Test ranking for the first time in their cricket history.
After the annual update of Test ranking on May 1, Bangladesh’s points rose to 75, four points, four points higher than that of their rating points on April 30.
West Indies on the other hand lose five points to go down to ninth position with their overall points standing at 67. Bangladesh are now nine points ahead of West Indies but 11 points behind seventh placed Pakistan, who have 86 points.
India and South Africa had won $ 1 million and $ 500,000, respectively for finishing first and second at the cut-off date. In the annual update series results from 2014-15 are removed and outcomes from the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons are weighted at 50 per cent.
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