Originally posted by LateCut
I would specially like to hear from BaglaCricket gods.
I hear my name being called and not in vain too.
More details of the ICC Test Ranking system can be found here
If you notice, they only take into account results and opponents' rankings to estimate the delta. Local conditions or home/away status do not seem to factor in. I suppose one could argue that in the global scheme of things, it is all a wash since arguably all teams prepare picthes to suit their strengths.