ICC Test Rankings: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday released the updated ICC Test rankings for batters, bowlers and all-rounders.
Three Indian cricketers have retained their places in the top 10 of batsmen ranking. Indian skipper Virat Kohli (814 points) retained his 5th spot while Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant are at joint sixth spot with 747 rating points.
The batters tally is led by New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson with 895 rating points followed by Australian Steve Smith with 891 points and Marnus Labuschagne with 878 points.
England red ball skipper Joe Root also retained his fifth place in the latest announced ICC Test Batsmen Rankings.
Talking about the bowler’s rankings, Kiwi pacer Tim Southee, who rattled through the English batting lineup in the first test match, has made significant gains to reach 3rd place with 838 points.
Aussie bowler Josh Hazlewood has been lifted to 4th place with 816 points.
The all rounder’s ranking is led by West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder amassing 423 rating points while Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is moved up to the second place with 389 points followed by Ben Stokes (385) and Ravichandran Ashwin (353).