ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja achieve career best

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Latest ICC Test rankings are out and India cricketers have made good advances in the list. India’s Test skipper Virat Kohli is in the form of life and after his good performances in the first three matches of the ongoing series against England, he has climbed to no. 3 position in the latest ICC Test rankings. Two batsmen above Virat Kohli in the latest ICC Test rankings are young English batsman Joe Root and Australia’s Test captain Steve smith at no. 2 and 1 respectively.

India’s number 3 Cheteshwar Pujara has made an entry into the top 10 of ICC Test rankings. With 760 points, Pujara is at no. 8 position in the list.

ICC Test rankings for batsmen

Rank Player Ranking Points
1 Steve Smith (AUS) 897
2 Joe Root (ENG) 847
3 Virat Kohli (IND) 833
4 Kane Williamson (NZ) 817
5 Hashim Amla (SA) 791
6 AB de Villiers (RSA) 778
7 David Warner (AUS) 772
8 Cheteshwar Pujara (IND) 760
9 Jonny Bairstow (ENG) 759
10 Younis Khan (PAK) 753


ICC Test rankings for bowlers

Rank Player Ranking Points
1 Ravichandran Ashwin (IND) 891
2 Rangana Herath (SL) 867
3 Dale Steyn (SA) 844
4 James Anderson (ENG) 834
5 Josh Hazlewood (AUS) 815
6  Stuart Broad (ENG) 812
7 Ravindra Jadeja (IND) 796
8 Mitchell Starc (AUS) 787
9 Yasir Shah (PAK) 781
10 Neil Wagner (NZ) 755


In the bowling department, India’s ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is the no. 1 Test bowler in world cricket. In the ongoing series against England, Ashwin has been the best bowler and he has troubled English batsmen with his skills and consistency. Ashwin’s spin-partner Ravindra Jadeja has made good advances and he is now no. 7 in ICC Test rankings for bowlers.