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Australia (ENG vs AUS) have climbed the ICC Test rankings after a thrilling win over England in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
Australia (ENG vs AUS) have regained the number one position in the ICC Test rankings after a thrilling win over England in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston. Earlier, the Kangaroo team was ranked second below India in the Test rankings. Let us tell you that in the first Test played against England, the Pat Cummins-led team won by two wickets and took a 1-0 lead in the series.
Significantly, the Australian team which was earlier second with 116 points, but now Australia has overtaken India which was number one with 121 points, but the ICC has not yet changed the rankings. It is expected that the ICC will release the new rankings soon. Let us tell you that the first Ashes Test in 2023 also saw a great performance from England. After winning the toss and electing to bat first, the hosts scored at a rate of around 5 runs apiece.
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Let us tell that Usman Khawaja was the only player of Australia who scored a brilliant 141 runs. Oli Robinson and Stuart Broad took three wickets each for England. At the same time, a tough competition can be seen between the two teams in the second test. Even though Australia won the first Test, England also gave a tough fight to the Kangaroo team.