Opener Rohit Sharma has moved up to fifth place in the ICC Test Rankings. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, who failed in the match series, has lost in the ICC Test Rankings. Opener Rohit Sharma has overtaken Kohli to become the fifth person in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings.
Rohit Sharma played 19 and 59 innings in the third test. Due to which it has reached the fifth place. Which is the highest number of his Test career. Rohit Sharma has 773 rating points and is seven points ahead of sixth-ranked Kohli.
On the other hand, Cheteshwar Pujara, who failed the series in the second innings of the third Test but played a brilliant innings of 91 runs, has gained three places. Pujara has moved up to 15th position. Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is ahead of Pujara. Pant is ranked 12th.
Megharaja’s stormy batting in Saurashtra, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has made a place in the bowling of 1 to 9 inches of rain at different places in Junagadh district. Bumrah has slipped from 10th to ninth place. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is at number two. Australia’s Pat Cummins has retained the top spot. Ravindra Jadeja and Ashwin are ranked third and fourth respectively in the Test all-rounder rankings. The list is topped by Jason Holder of West Indies.
England captain Joe Root, who scored a century in the first three Tests against India, tops the list. Root is at No. 1 after six years. Joe Root was fifth at the start of the series, but he has scored 507 runs in three Tests behind Kohli, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson. Joe Root now has a 15-point lead over Williamson.
Will the 30-year-old Root be second before the third Test in Leeds? He scored 121 runs in the first innings. India lost by an innings that did not allow England to bat for the second time. The route was last topped in December 2015. Williams then overtook him. Then Kohli and Smith also reached the No. 1 position.
England’s legendary fast bowler James Anderson has again entered the top-5 in bowling. Player of the match Olly Robbins has jumped nine places to 36th position for the third Test. He took a total of seven wickets in the third Test. Craig Overton is ranked 73rd.