In the ICC Test Rankings, England’s batsman Joe Root has been seen again. Joe Root has made a giant leap in the latest ICC Test Rankings released on Wednesday 8 June. Joe Root has overtaken Australian batsman Steve Smith and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson. Root has now moved up to number two in the ICC Test rankings, while the number one chair is still held by Kangaroo batsman Marnus Labuschagne.
Joe Root, who completed 10,000 runs by scoring a century in the Lord’s Test match against New Zealand, was at the fourth position before this series, but has now jumped two places to the second position. At the same time, Steve Smith, who is sitting at number two, has now come to the third position, while Kane Williamson is at fifth place after slipping from the third place. Pakistan captain Babar Azam is at the fourth position, who was in fifth place till now.
Talking about bowlers in the ICC Test rankings, Kyle Jamieson has moved up from fifth to third place, while Jasprit Bumrah has slipped from third to fourth position. James Anderson has also gained two places, moving up from 9th to seventh. Talking about Indian batsmen in the ICC Test Rankings, only Rohit Sharma (8th) and Virat Kohli (10th) are included in the top 10. Among bowlers, R Ashwin is second and Jasprit Bumrah is at the fourth position.