Australian skipper Steve Smith, who scored a brilliant hundred in the first innings of the 4th Test against India, has retained the number 1 spot in latest released ICC Test ranking for batsmen.
Indian captain Virat Kohli has dropped down to the 5th position after missing out the Dharamsala Test. Also India’s middle-order batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara has slipped to no. 4 from the second spot.
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has moved up after his scintillating performance in the drawn Test against South Africa.
Here are the top 10 batsmen in latest ICC Test ranking (with rating points):
1.) Steve Smith (AUS) – 941
2.) Kane Williamson (NZ) – 880
3.) Joe Root (ENG) – 848
4.) Cheteshwar Pujara (IND) – 846
5.) Virat Kohli (IND) – 818
6.) Quinton de Kock (SA) – 802
7.) Azhar Ali (PAK) – 779
8.) Younis Khan (PAK) – 772
9.) David Warner (AUS) – 759
10.) Hashim Amla (SA) – 748
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