Kane Williamson with his double hundred shares the second position of the ICC test batting ranking with Virat Kohli. Kane Williamson slips 9 points and dropped to 3rd position in the ICC men’s Test Batting ranking after the 2nd Test against West Indies.
The rankings have been released after the conclusion of the second Test between New Zealand and the West Indies, which Williamson missed to be with his pregnant wife Sarah Raheem.
Virat Kohli retains the 2nd Position in ICC Test ranking
Virat Kohli is now 9 points ahead of Kane Williamson, who is having 877 rating points. Australia batsman Steve Smith continues to rule the numero uno spot with 911 points.
Further, India’s vice-captain jumped a spot to get back in the top 10 of the ICC Test rankings for batsmen. Mayank Agarwal (12) and Rohit Sharma (16) are the other two Indian batsmen in the top 20 list.
ICC Bowling Ranking Changes
In the bowling department, pacer Jasprit Bumrah has gained a spot to occupy the 8th position. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin also returns to the top 10 with 756 rating points.
England fast bowler Stuart Bowler has pipped New Zealand’s Neil Wagner for the 2nd spot. Australia pace spearhead continues to be the top-ranked bowler. Notably, Ashwin is the only spinner in the top 10 list of bowlers.
Changes in ICC Test All-rounder ranking
England’s Ben Stokes continues to be the top-ranked all-rounder ahead of West Indies captain Jason Holder and India’s Ravindra Jadeja.
Changes in ICC ODI ranking
On the counterpart of ODI ranking, Virat Kohli remains in the top position followed by Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam. Aaron Finch moves to the fifth position by pushing Faf du Plessis a position down.
In the bowling unit, Mujeeb Ur Rahman moves up to the second position with 701 points. Jasprit Bumrah has pushed down a position and placed in 3rd position of the ICC ODI bowling ranking.
In the all-rounder unit, Shakib Al Hasan crowns the top position followed by Mohammad Nabi in the second and Chris Woakes in 3rd position. Ravindra Jadeja shares the 7th position with Rashid Khan.