ICC Top 10 Batsmen: Steve Smith at no. 1, no place for Virat Kohli

As per the latest ICC Test Rankings, there is no place for Virat Kohli in the list of top 10 Test batsmen. Australian skipper Steve Smith is sitting at the top with a comfortable lead of 57 points, from New Zealand’s skipper Kane Williamson, who is number 2 in the latest ICC Test rankings. South Africa’s ace Test batsman Hashim Amla is at number 3, followed by England’s Joe Root at 4. There are two Pakistani batsmen in the list; Younus Khan at 6 and Misbah-ul-Haq at 9. Interestingly, there is no Indian batsman in the list of top 10 batsmen in Test cricket. Here’s the full list 

ICC Test Rankings (Top 10 batsmen)

Rank     (+/-)       Player                 Team     Pts         Ave        HS Rating

   1         ( – )        Steve Smith         Aus        925        60.18    936 v Eng at Lord’s 2015

   2         ( – )        Kane Williamson NZ         868        49.23    893 v Aus at Perth 2015

   3         ( – )        Hashim Amla      SA         860        51.45    907 v Pak at Abu Dhabi 2013

   4         ( – )        Joe Root               Eng        820        52.20    917 v Aus at Trent Bridge 2015

   5         (+1)       AB de Villiers     SA         818        50.46    935 v Aus at Port Elizabeth 2014

   6=       (-1)        Younus Khan       Pak        811        53.64    880 v SL at Lahore 2009

              (+1)       Adam Voges        Aus        811*!    95.50    811 v NZ at Christchurch 2016

   8         ( – )        David Warner      Aus        800        50.06    880 v NZ at Perth 2015

   9         (+1)       Misbah-ul-Haq    Pak        786        49.07    842 v NZ at Abu Dhabi 2014

  10        (-1)        Angelo Mathews SL          765        48.70    877 v NZ at Christchurch 2014

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