ICC men's Test ranking for batsmen, bowlers and all rounders
Kane Williamson(Left), Pat Cummins(Middle), Jason Holder

The MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Test Rankings is a table where international cricket players performances are ranked using a points-based system which is worked out by doing a series of calculations leading to a sophisticated moving average. Players are rated on a scale of 0 to 1000 points.

ICC Men’s Test Rankings – Batsmen

NZ’s Kane Williamson holds the top position in the ICC Men’s Test batsmen ranking list with a rating of 901. Following are the list of Men’s Test batsmen ranking.

S. NoPlayer NameTeamPoints
1Kane WilliamsonNZ901
2Joe RootENG893
3Steve SmithAUS891
4Marnus LabuschagneAUS878
5Virat KohliIND776
6Rohit SharmaIND773
7Rishabh PantIND736
8Babar AzamPAK725
9David WarnerAUS724
10Quinton de KockSA717

 

ICC Men’s Test Rankings – Bowlers

Following are the list of top 10 players in the Men’s Test Bowlers Rankings which changes after players’ performance in each Test match.

S. NoPlayer NameTeamPoints
1Pat CumminsAUS908
2Ravichandran AshwinIND848
3Tim SoutheeNZ824
4Josh HazlewoodAUS816
5Neil WagnerNZ810
6James AndersonENG800
7Kagiso RabadaSA798
8Stuart BroadENG764
9Jason HolderWI756
10Jasprit BumrahIND754

 

ICC Men’s Test Rankings – All-Rounder

Players need to shine with both ball and bat to get enrolled in the list of ICC Men’s Test All-Rounders Ranking. Following are the list of top 10 players in the Men’s Test Bowlers Rankings which changes after players’ performance in each Test match.

S. NoPlayer NameTeamPoints
1Jason HolderWI414
2Ben StokesENG362
3Ravindra JadejaIND359
4Ravichandran AshwinIND345
5Shakib Al HasanBAN334
6Kyle JamiesonNZ311
7Mitchell StarcAUS275
8Pat CumminsAUS249
9Colin de GrandhommeNZ232
10Chris WoakesENG219

 

Who developed ICC Ranking System?

The ratings were developed at the suggestion of Ted Dexter in 1987.

When are the rankings updated?

Normally ICC updates the Test rankings after each Test match (usually within 12 hours) and ODI ratings at the end of each ODI series. But generally, it doesn’t publish Test rankings if another Test match is currently in progress.

How ICC Men’s Test Batsmen Rankings calculated?

  1. Out or Not Out (Bonus points are given to Not out players)
  2. Ratings of the opposing bowling attack; the higher the combined ratings of the bowling attack, in proportion more value is given to the batsman’s innings.
  3. Runs scored i.e., more runs means more bonus points. A century in the second innings will get more credit than in the first inning.
  4. At which juncture; runs are scored. If a player score runs when his team was in crisis, then a player gets more rating points.
  5. The level of run-scoring in the match. If both teams score 500 in innings, then the computer rate it as a high scoring match, so 100 runs by a player in this innings worth lesser to a low scoring match in which both team score just 150 runs.
  6. If a player has scored more runs in a match and his team wins then he gets bonus points. But bonus points will be more if the victory is against a strong team.