Virat Kohli stays best Ajinkya Rahane slips in Exam rankings – Times of India


DUBAI: India skipper

Virat Kohli

has managed his major location in the hottest ICC Take a look at Rankings for batsmen issued on Tuesday. Kohli, who had in the to start with 7 days of December reclaimed the leading spot from Steve Smith, is presently at 928 rating points and is seventeen points forward of the Australian.

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is at the 3rd location. Cheteshwar Pujara is at the fourth location, adopted by Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne. Labuschagne, who narrowly skipped becoming a member of Pakistan’s Zaheer Abbas and Mudassar Nazar in scoring at minimum one hundred fifty in three successive Test innings, had attained 3 slots to occupy fifth position in the previous rankings’ update.

Pakistan’s Babar Azam, who scored a hundred in the next Exam in Karachi towards Sri Lanka, has manufactured a bounce of three spots to accomplish his vocation-finest position of six, replacing Indian vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane.

Rahane is followed by David Warner, Joe Root and Ross Taylor. The other two Indian batsmen showcasing in the prime twenty are Mayank Agarwal (12) and Rohit Sharma (fifteen).

In the ICC Entire world Check Championship, India are firmly positioned at the top with 360 points from three series – from the West Indies, South Africa and Bangladesh, who are all however to get any points.

Australia are in second placement with 216 details immediately after successful the opening match of their ongoing three-Exam series towards New Zealand.

Pakistan have grabbed sixty points for their victory about Sri Lanka in the Karachi Check to transfer to eighty points in the points table at the finish of the two-match sequence.

Sri Lanka are also on eighty details, owning arrived at the tally immediately after the two teams drew the opening Examination in Rawalpindi, which obtained them twenty points each.

Amid the bowlers, Jasprit Bumrah, who has been out considering that the get started of the property sequence from South Africa due to a stress fracture, retained his sixth location in the checklist headed by Australia’s Pat Cummins.

Ravindra Jadeja, in the meantime, remained at the 2nd location powering Jason Holder of the West Indies among the Test all-rounders.