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ICC Test Batsman Rankings: Steve Smith Dethrons Virat Kohli To claim No 1 Spot

Indian skipper Virat Kohli was sent to pavilion on the first ball of the second innings of Jamaican Test which made him lose his number one spot in the ICC Test Batsman rankings

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 September 2019, 08:44:13 PM
ICC Test Batsman Rankings: Steve Smith Dethrones Virat Kohli To claim No 1 Spot

ICC Test Batsman Rankings: Steve Smith Dethrones Virat Kohli To claim No 1 Spot

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli was sent to pavilion on the first ball of the second innings of Jamaican Test which made him lose his number one spot in the ICC Test Batsman rankings. He lost the position to Australian batsman Steve Smith. He was on the top spot since December 2015 till August 2018 when he was serving a ban in the ball-tampering case. So, here is the list of top 10 batsman as per ICC latest rankings. (file photo)

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

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Steve Smith - After serving one-year ban in ball-tampering case, Steve Smith returned to international cricket and now dethroned Indian skipper Virat Kohli to clinch the top spot. (Image credit: Getty Images) 

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli – After getting dismissed on the golden duck in the second innings of the Jamaican Test, Indian skipper lost his top spot from the Standings. (Image credit: Getty Images) 

Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson

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Kane Williamson – New Zealand skipper has managed to secure his third spot again and is at number three of the ICC Rankings. (Image credit: Getty Images) 

Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Pujara

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Cheteshwar Pujara – This generation’s ‘Wall’ Chesteshwar Pujara is at number four of the Standings. (Image credit: Getty Images) 

Henry Nicholls

Henry Nicholls

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Henry Nicholls – Another ‘Kiwi’ batsman in the list of ICC Top 10 batsmen is Henry Nicholls. (Image credit: Getty Images) 

Joe Root

Joe Root

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Joe Root – The only English players in the list of ICC Top 10 Batsman is Joe Root and is at number six. (Image credit: Getty Images) 

Ajinky Rahane

Ajinky Rahane

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Ajinky Rahane – It was Rahane and Hanuma’s stellar innings which helped Team India clinch the second Test in Jamauca. Ajinkya is still at number 7 of the Charts as per ICC latest rankings. (Image credit: Getty Images) 

Tom Latham

Tom Latham

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Tom Latham - Tom Latham led New Zealand's solid response with an unbeaten 111 against Sri Lanka's first-innings total of 244 on the third day of the second and final Test in Colombo. (Image credit: Getty Images) 

Dimuth Karunaratne

Dimuth Karunaratne

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Dimuth Karunaratne – The only Sri Lankan batsman in the Standings is Dimuth Karunaratne and is at number nine of the ICC Test Rankings for Batsman. (Image credit: Getty Images) 

Aiden Markram

Aiden Markram

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Aiden Markram – With just 719 points on the table, Proteas batsman Aiden has somehow managed to secure one spot in in the charts. (Image credit: Getty Images)