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Virat Kohli Maintains Top Spot, Ajinkya Rahane Moves Up To Eighth In ICC Test Rankings

Dubai: Indian captain Virat Kohli on Friday remained static on the prime of the ICC Take a look at participant rating for batsmen along with his deputy Ajinkya Rahane shifting up a spot to eighth.

Kohli has 928 factors, 17 greater than second-placed Australian run-machine Steve Smith.

At sixth place with 791 factors, Cheteshwar Pujara was one among three Indians within the top-10. Rahane has 759 factors.

With 794 factors, pacer Jasprit Bumrah was the top-ranked Indian bowler at sixth place, whereas Ravichandran Ashwin was positioned eighth with Mohammed Shami finishing the top-10.

Ravindra Jadeja was occupying the third place within the all-rounder’s checklist with 438 factors.

Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews is again among the many prime 20 batsmen after serving to his facet to a 10-wicket win in Harare to take a 1-Zero lead within the two-Take a look at sequence towards Zimbabwe.

Within the newest rankings, which additionally consists of the Port Elizabeth Take a look at, which England gained by an innings and 53 runs to go 2-1 forward within the four-Take a look at sequence, Mathews has superior eight locations to succeed in 16th place after his unbeaten 200.

The previous Sri Lanka captain’s finest rating was third, achieved in August 2014, whereas he has additionally been among the many prime 10 amongst batsmen in ODIs.

Different Sri Lanka batsmen to progress within the rankings are Kusal Mendis (30th to 26th) and Dhananjaya de Silva (39th to 37th) whereas Suranga Lakmal (26th to 22nd) and Lahiru Kumara (32nd to 30th) have moved up the checklist for bowlers.

For Zimbabwe, Sikandar Raza has superior seven locations and is now ranked 72nd amongst bowlers.

England’s Ollie Pope, Participant of the Match for his unbeaten 135 in Port Elizabeth, has moved up 52 slots to 61st place whereas Sam Curran and Dom Sibley have superior 4 slots every to succeed in 64th and 76th positions, respectively.

Ben Stokes has equalled his career-best second rating amongst all-rounders after his knock of 120. He has moved again to the spot he had occupied in August final 12 months whereas he’s presently ranked 10th amongst batsmen and 29th amongst bowlers.

Off-spinner Dominic Bess’s five-wicket haul within the first innings has lifted him 49 locations to 62nd, whereas Curran, Jack Leach and Stuart Broad have gained one slot every within the bowlers’ checklist.

(PTI)

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