ICC test ranking rohit sharma virat kohli jasprit bumrah ravichandran ashwin improved ravindra jadeja | Virat’s troubles increased! After captaincy, Rohit left Kohli behind in the rankings


new Delhi: India’s superstar batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have scored runs on every ground in the world, but their bat has been silent for the last few years. Runs are not coming off his bat. He has to bear the brunt of this in the ICC Test Rankings.

Rohit-Virat’s ranking fell

Indian captain Rohit Sharma and veteran batsman Virat Kohli have suffered losses in the latest ICC Test rankings released on Wednesday. Both the batsmen have slipped one place each and reached the bottom. Rohit is still the top-ranked Indian in the batting list with 754 points and has slipped one place to eighth. Kohli has 742 rating points and has slipped to the 10th position.

Jadeja at number one

Ravindra Jadeja has retained his number one position in the all-rounder’s list, while Ravichandran Ashwin has moved up to the second spot, replacing West Indies’ Jason Holder. In the list of bowlers, Ashwin has reached number two and fast bowling attack leader Jasprit Bumrah has reached number four. In the ODI rankings, Kohli has maintained his second position and Rohit has gained a place to reach the fourth position.

This Australian batsman continues to shine

Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja performed brilliantly in the recently-concluded series against Pakistan as he surpassed the likes of David Warner, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma and Travis Head in the latest ICC batting Test rankings on Wednesday. He jumped six places to reach number seven. Rishabh Pant dropped out of the top-10 and is ranked 11th in the latest ranking list.

Khwaja showed strength against Pakistan

Usman Khawaja was a formidable batsman in the three-match Test series against Pakistan, scoring 496 runs in five innings at an average of 165.33. His scores in the series were 97, 160, 44 not out, 91 and 104 not out. He then started the year with back to back centuries in the New Year’s drawn Ashes Test in Sydney, marking his return to the format after more than two years.



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