Defeating Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, Steve Smith has regained the top spot in ICC Test rankings, released today. Virat Kohli was dissolved for a first-ball immerse in the second innings of the final Test against the West Indies, which encountered him fall to second position. At present, Smith and Kohli are two of the most prolific batsman in world cricket – Steve Smith (904) and Virat Kohli (903) – differentiated by a single rating point in the latest ICC Test rankings.
However, Smith will have an option to further consolidate his lead when Australia fights with England in the 4th Test in Manchester, to begin from September 4. Following the two most prolific batsman, the list comprises of Kane Williamson (878), Cheteshwar Pujara (825) and Henry Nicholls (749).
Among bowlers, Australia’s Pat Cummins, who took 4 wickets in the Leeds Test against England, continues to lead the spot with 908 rating points. While India’s fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, after gaining a hat-trick in the final Test against the West Indies, has reached to third spot with 835 rating points.
Jason Holder has regained his top spot among the all-rounders with 472 rating points, followed by Ben Stokes (411) and Shakib Al Hasan (399). Among the Indian cricket team, Ravindra Jadeja is in the 4th list while Ravichandran Ashwin in the 7th spot.
India with its comfortable 2-0 clean sweep over the West Indies in the ICC test series regained their summit point among the teams, with security 113 rating points. While South Africa and New Zealand are third and second in the list respectively.