India National Cricket Team captain Rohit Sharma, former Indian skipper Virat Kohli and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant have slipped down in the latest ICC Test Batting Rankings.
Rohit is India’s top-ranked batter in Tests as he is at the No.8 spot with 754 rating points under his belt. Kohli is at No.10 with 742 rating points and Rishabh Pant is at No. 11 with 738 rating points.
Also, star Australia opening batsman Usman Khawaja, who delivered an exceptional performance in the recently concluded Test series against Pakistan, has climbed to No.7. Notably, he had scored 496 runs against Pakistan from five innings at an average of 165.33.
Also, Australia batter Marnus Labuschagne retained his No.1 position but England’s skipper Joe Root has slipped to No.4 in the ICC Test Batting Rankings. Australia Test vice-captain Steve Smith and New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson are at No. 2 and 3 positions respectively.
Ravichandran Ashwin Leapfrogs Jason Holder To Become No.2 Test All-rounder
Veteran Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has leapfrogged the West Indies fast-bowling all-rounder, Jason Holder, to become the No.2 ranked all-rounder in the ICC Test All-rounder Rankings, which is led by Ravindra Jadeja.
Australian skipper Pat Cummins retained his No.1 position after his excellent performance against Pakistan and he is followed by Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada and Jasprit Bumrah in the ICC Test Bowling Rankings.
Meanwhile, in the ICC ODI Rankings, Babar Azam, Trent Boult and Shakib Al Hasan have retained their No.1 spots in the batting, bowling and all-rounders’ charts.
Also, Australia National Cricket Team leg-spinner Adam Zampa has entered the top 10 in the bowling rankings. In the batting rankings, Rohit Sharma overtook Quinton de Kock to claim the 4th spot and Imam-ul-Haq has returned to the top 10.
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