The Zimbabwe netball, Zim Gems team moved one place up the international rankings to land on 16th place in the latest standings.

The tri-nations victory in Hong Kong steered the Zimbabwe Gems one place up the netball rankings.

In Hong Kong, Zimbabwe Gems overcame the hosts as well as Malaysia to move from 17th to 16th on the netball rankings.

The latest rankings reflect games played from 8 February to 19 March.

Australia is the best ranked team with New Zealand second.

England is third, Jamaica fourth and South Africa fifth.

The Zimbabwe netball team is the fifth highest placed African side with South Africa, Uganda, Malawi and Zambia ranked above the Zimbabwean side.