Indian captain Rohit Sharma has made a quantum jump in the ICC Rankings. ICC released new rankings on Wednesday.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma has made a quantum jump in the ICC Rankings. On Wednesday, the ICC released the new rankings, in which not much has changed, but when it comes to Tests, captain Rohit Sharma has made a spectacular comeback in the list. India is still intact in the top-10 in the Test batting rankings. This feat has happened only after the spectacular victory in the first Test match of India and West Indies tour (IND vs WI). Captain Rohit Sharma has moved up three places in the rankings. While there has been no change in the ranking of Virat Kohli. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is still frozen on the number one position.
In the match between India and West Indies, the captain of the Indian team played a century innings of 103 runs. In the rankings released by the ICC on Wednesday, he has jumped three places to be at number 10 with 751 ratings. While Rishabh Pant, who is running out of the team, has reached a step down. Virat Kohli is still frozen in the 14th position in the rankings. Ravichandran Ashwin is number one in Test bowler, while Ravindra Jadeja is number one in all-rounder. Young batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal, who scored a century on debut, has managed to make it to the 73rd position. Playing his first international match against the West Indies, he played a brilliant inning of 171 runs in 387 balls.
There hasn’t been much change in the top spots in the batting Test rankings. In this, Australian batsman Travis Head is second after Kane Williamson with 874 ratings. While Pakistani player Babar Azam remains at number three with 862 ratings. There has been a slight change in the rating of Virat Kohli. His rating has increased from 700 to 711.