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Australia swap places with England after Ashes triumph

Press Trust of India  |  Dubai 

Australia's innings-and-123 run win over on final day of the fifth and final Ashes Test have pushed them to third spot in the latest team rankings.

have moved into third place while have dropped to fifth position following the conclusion of the Ashes in today.

had entered the series in fifth position on 97 points, while were in third place on 105 points.

However, following a 4-0 series win, have climbed to third place on 104 points, while England have slipped to fifth on 99 points.

Australia are now trailing number-one ranked (124 points) by 20 points, while they are seven points behind second-ranked (111 points).

The top two ranked sides are presently involved in their three-Test series, which concludes in on 28 January, following which the Test team rankings table will be updated.

Australia will now travel to where they play a four-Test series from March 1 to April 3, while Englands next series is against from March 22 to April 3 when they will play a two-Test series.

In their home season, England will host for a two-Test series and for five Tests.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 17:10 IST