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ICC Test Rankings: KL jumps to 37th, Virat Kohli remains fifth



ICC Test Rankings KL jumps to 37th, Virat Kohli remains fifth

Brilliant innings against England in the second Test at Lord’s, KL Rahul jumped 19 spots to 37th place. Indian skipper Virat Kohli remains in the fifth position in the latest ICC rankings released on Wednesday.

Rahul had scored 129 in India’s first innings against England to play a big role in his side’s 151-run win.

Rohit Sharma and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant also retained their sixth and seventh spots respectively.

India’s Ravindra Jadeja moved a spot to third in Test all-rounder’s rankings, which also features senior India spinner R Ashwin at the fourth spot.

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam moved up two slots to eighth positions after scores of 30 and 55 in the first Test against West Indies in Kinston.

For the West Indies, who won by one wicket, Jermaine Blackwood has gained nine slots to reach 35th position after getting 22 and 55.

Jason Holder is up to five places to 4th and captain K Brathwaite, who missed the first-innings century by three runs, has advanced 18 places to 45th.

Holder has also moved into the top 10 for bowlers, his four wickets in the match lifting him two places to ninth position.


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