ICC Test Batting Rankings Updated on March 29 | Jaiswal Goes to 7th Whereas Dhananjaya Climbs 14 Spots In The Latest Updated ICC Test Batter's Standings.
ICC Test Batting Rankings: Dhananjaya Climbs 14 Spots In The Latest Updated ICC Test Batter's Standings (Image-Skysports)

(March 29) ICC Test Batting Rankings: The recently concluded 1st Test of the Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh 2024 made some big changes in the latest updated ICC Test Batting Rankings and the skipper of Sri Lanka Dhananjaya De Silva turned out to be a big beneficiary.

Sri Lanka were undoubtedly the better side of the two in the last faceoff and eventually turned out to be the winners of the match. The first session of Day 1 went in the favor of the hosts where they were able to bowl out half of the visitors at just 57 runs but Dhananjaya De Silva and Kamindu Mendis came to the rescue.

They both posted their respective centuries and Sri Lanka were in the driving seat right from the first innings. They were up to the mark to restrict Bangladesh to a mere total of 188 runs, and having a lead of 92 runs in the first innings, Sri Lanka made it only going up.

Skipper De Silva and Kamindu Mendis again came in the second innings and showcased the best of their skills to latch other respective hundreds for both. Now following his valiant and crucial innings, Skipper Dhananjaya De Silva has made big gains in the latest update of the ICC Test Batting rankings.

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De Silva climbed 15 spots to sit 14th in the test batting rankings with 695 ratings. Dimuth Karunaratne is still ranked 7th but went for some points loss and now he shares the 7th rank with Yashasvi Jaiswal(Ranked 8th before).

Kane Williamson is still by far the number one Test Batter with 859 rating points. Joe Root is ranked second with 824 rating points. Skipper Rohit Sharma is India’s highest ranked player in the current rankings and he is ranked 6th.

Below is the ICC Test Batting Rankings Updated on March 29:

ICC Test Batting Rankings

PosPlayersTeamRating
01Kane WILLIAMSONNEW ZEALAND859
02Joe ROOTENGLAND824
03Babar AZAMPAKISTAN768
03Daryl MITCHELLNEW ZEALAND768
05Steve SMITHAUSTRALIA757
06Rohit SHARMAINDIA751
07Dimuth KARUNARATNESRI LANKA740
07Yashasvi JAISWALINDIA740
09Virat KOHLIINDIA737
10Harry BROOKENGLAND735
11Usman KHAWAJAAUSTRALIA728
12Marnus LABUSCHAGNEAUSTRALIA720
13Travis HEADAUSTRALIA697
14Dhananjaya DE SILVASRI LANKA695
15Saud SHAKEELPAKISTAN693
Test Batting Rankings

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SOURCE- ICC OFFICIAL