Former India captain Virat Kohli jumped two places to seventh in the ICC test rankings. Kohli scored 79 and 29 in the last match of the Test series against South Africa. Virat has 767 points in the Test batting rankings. At the same time, Team India starter Rohit Sharma has slipped to sixth. They have lost a place.
Australian Travis Head has moved up to fifth after scoring a century in Game 5 of the Ashes Series. Rishabh Pant, who scored a century in the third Test against South Africa, jumped 10 places to 14th position. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah has benefited in the ranking of bowlers. He is in tenth place. Bumrah took 12 wickets in three Test matches against South Africa. Bumrah has 763 rating points.
Travis Head continues his ascent
Big wins for Kagiso Rabada ️
Virat Kohli rises
Andy McBrine shoots himself ️
– ICC (@ICC) January 19, 2022
In the bowlers list too, India has two bowlers in the top 10. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is in second place. Kagiso Rabada from South Africa has also benefited. He has risen two places to third. Australia’s test captain is Pat Cummins at number 1. New Zealand’s Kyle Jameson is at number four. They have lost a place.
In fifth is Shaheen Shah Afridi from Pakistan. He has also moved from one place. Tim Southee from New Zealand has moved up one place to sixth position. He has eliminated England’s James Anderson from sixth place. Josh Hazlewood and Neil Wegner remain at number eight and ninth.