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2017-09-08

Australia has slipped one place to fifth position in the latest ICC Test Team Rankings after drawing the two-Test series against Bangladesh 1-1.

Australia, which started the series in fourth position at 100 points, is now on 97 points, the same as New Zealand, but is behind on decimal points.

Australia had to win the series 1-0 or better to remain in fourth position on the points table, which is led by India with 125 points.

South Africa is placed second at 110 points while England is third with 105 points.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh has gained five points from the series to reach an aggregate of 74 points, though it remains in ninth position, only ahead of Zimbabwe.