Team India carried on their quest to reach the finals of the World Test Championship from the start of 2022. They started the year with two back-to-back losses against South Africa but ended the year with back-to-back wins against Bangladesh to stay very much alive in the ongoing edition.
Virat Kohli stepped down as India’s Test captain after winning the first Test in Centurion. India lost the next two Test matches under KL Rahul in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The Test series started with the first Test on Boxing Day (December 26).
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India then beat Sri Lanka 2-0 in a Test series in February 2022. They then played the rescheduled fifth Test against England and lost the match that allowed England to level the Test series 2-2.
At the fag end of the year, India played against Bangladesh in a historic two-match Test series and won it 2-2. The Men in Blue will now play Australia in a four-match Test series at home which will be their final assignment before the WTC final. The Test series will also mark an end to the WTC 2021-23 cycle. Meanwhile, in this article, we take a look at the three best Indian players in Tests in 2022.
3 Best Indian Players In Tests In 2022
Rishabh Pant – (680 Runs In 7 Tests Avg-61.82, SR-90.91)
Pant ended 2022 s India’s top-scorer in Test cricket. He ended the year with 680 runs from just seven Test matches. This included two centuries and as many as four fifties. pant scored 146 in the rescheduled fifth Test against England.
He also scored an unbeaten 100 in the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town. Both those knocks, unfortunately, came in a losing cause. He scored another brilliant 93 in the second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka which became decisive in India winning the Test match.