New Zealand heavy hitter Kane Williamson has once again reached the top spot on the ICC Test Player Rankings list. At the same time, Australian Jos Hazlewood has become the number one bowler in the ODI format, while Indian Mohammad Siraj has now slipped to number three. Let us tell you, Mohammad Siraj was the number one bowler in the ICC ODI format for the past few weeks, but now he has been replaced by Australia’s Jos Hazlewood and has made it to number three himself.
Talking about the New Zealand batsman, Kane Williamson, he has played many good innings recently, which is why he has reached the top spot in the ICC Men’s Test rankings. Kane achieved this feat by scoring 215 runs in the 2 match home Test series with Sri Lanka. Kane Williamson became the leading run scorer in the New Zealand-Sri Lanka series as his team beat the visitors 2-0.
Kane Williamson left Australia’s top 2 batsmen behind in the ICC Test rankings with his best innings. Marnus Labuschagne was at the top of the ICC Test rankings, while Steve Smith was at number two. The 4 match test series played in India was not very good for these two players which directly benefited Kane Williamson and he went on top leaving both of them behind.
Let us tell you, Kane Williamson played a brilliant century in the second innings of the first Test against Sri Lanka and gave his team victory by just 2 wickets on the last ball of the match in an exciting match. India benefited from that New Zealand victory and the Indian team went through to the final of the World Test Championship.