ICC released its latest rankings on Wednesday, England captain Joe root become the No.1 test batsman. It’s no surprise that England batter showing stellar performance with a bat in the ongoing test series against India.
The England skipper has scored centuries in all the three Test matches in Nottingham, Lord’s, and Leeds and 507 runs from three test matches at an average of 126.75. This performance helped him to overtake Kane Williamson to return to the top of the charts after six years.
On the other hand, India’s opener Rohit Sharma climbed up the ladder to claim the 5th spot, which is career-best for him in the longest format, for the last two years he is the most trustworthy opener for the team India. Virat Kohli, India’s captain pulled down to sixth place, as expected that he is in the patchy form.
Here we have shared some interesting Tweets from fans on Rohit Sharma’s position in the latest rankings,
Cheteshwar Pujara’s battling 91 in the second innings has also seen him progress three spots to jump up to the 15th spot in the rankings table.
England’s pacers made notable gains in the bowling rankings, after their performances in the third Test. The veteran James Anderson has gained one spot to move into the top five, while Player of the Match Ollie Robinson, and Craig Overton have also risen up the table. Robinson advanced nine places to move up to No.36, while Overton has re-entered the rankings at the 73rd spot.