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Virat Kohli retains number one spot in latest ICC Test ranking

Virat Kohli retains number one test batsman spot while Pat Cummins grabs the same for bowlers in latest ICC ranking.

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Virat Kohli retains number one spot in latest ICC Test ranking
Virat Kohli retains his spot as number onbe test batsman. Photo: BCCI

Virat Kohli has retained the number one position in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen’s rankings published on Monday.

Kohli bags 922 points to remain in the top. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson (913) is second and Cheteshwar Pujara (881) third in the rankings.

Meanwhile in the bowler’s ranking, Australia’s Pat Cummins is in the top spot followed by England’s James Anderson in the second and South African pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada in the third.

In the all-rounders’ list, West Indies’ Jason Holder holds the highest position with 439 points. Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan sits in the second place with 399 points while India’s Ravindra Jadeja is the best-ranked Indian, he is in the third spot.

In the Test team rankings, India remained in top position followed by New Zealand (2) and South Africa (3) with England (4) and Australia (5) the others in the top five.

For the reigning World Cup champion England, their white jersey captain Joe Root is the highest-ranked batsman who is in sixth place while Jonny Bairstow and Jos Buttler are in 26th and 27th places, respectively.

Here are the latest ICC Test rankings:

Team Rankings

RankCountryPoints
1 India113
2 New Zealand111
3 South Africa108
4 England105
5 Australia98
6 Sri Lanka94
7 Pakistan84
8 West Indies82
9 Bangladesh65
10 Zimbabwe16

Top 10 batsmen

RankPlayerCountryRating Points
1Virat KohliIND922
2Kane Williamson NZ913
3Cheteshwar Pujara IND881
4Steve Smith AUS857
5Henry Nicholls NZ778
6Joe Root ENG763
7David Warner AUS756
8Aiden Markram SA719
9Quinton de Kock SA718
10Francois du Plessis SA702

Top 10 bowlers

RankPlayerCountryRating Points
1Pat CumminsAUS878
2James Anderson ENG862
3Kagiso Rabada SA851
4Vernon Philander SA813
5Neil Wagner NZ801
6Ravindra Jadeja IND794
7Trent Boult NZ787
8Mohammad Abbas PAK770
Jason Holder WI770
10Ravichandran AshwinIND763

Top 5 all-rounders

RankPlayerCountryRating Points
1Jason HolderWI439
2Shakib Al Hasan BAN399
3Ravindra Jadeja IND387
4Ben Stokes ENG357
5Vernon Philander SA326

 

 

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