6 Jan 2014

Australian crickteters improve ranking

6:10 am on 6 January 2014

The Australian cricket side have jumped two places to third on the world test rankings after sealing their 5-0 whitewash in the Ashes series against England in Sydney.

After yesterday's 281 run win in the fifth test in Sydney Australia have overtaken England and Pakistan and are within six points of second placed India.

England's defeat has resulted in them dropping to fourth.

South Africa remain comfortably atop the world rankings