Virat Kohli Extends his Tenure as the Number 1 Test Batsman

Virat Kohli Extends his Tenure as the Number 1 Test Batsman

Virat Kohli No.1 Batsman: ICC (International Cricket Council) has released the latest cricket rankings for men’s cricket. There is not much twist and turns in the rankings. Virat Kohli continues his reign in both test cricket and One Dayers. He is the number 1 batsman in the world in both the formats.

Cheteshwar Pujara has climbed up 2 spots in the test rankings and moved on to number 4 spot. After Kohli, he is the only Indian to feature in the top 10 test rankings. In the bowling department, Ravindra Jadeja stood firm at the number 5 position followed by Ravichandran Ashwin, who took 2 position jumps in the top 10 list.

Virat Kohli No.1 Batsman

Both the duo also featured in the top 10 all-rounder list. Ravindra Jadeja is still the number 2 all-rounder in the world. Ravi Chandran dropped one position in the list and settled for number 6 spot in the list.

Top 10 Test Batsman (As on December 20, 2018)

  • Virat Kohli
  • Kane Williamson
  • Steve Smith
  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Joe Root
  • David Warner
  • Dimuth Karunaratne
  • Dean Elgar
  • Azhar Ali
  • Henry Nicholls

Top 10 Test Bowlers (As on December 20, 2018)

  • Kagiso Rabada
  • James Anderson
  • Vernon Philander
  • Mohammad Abbas
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • R Ashwin
  • Nathan Lyon
  • Pat Cummins
  • Josh Hazlewood
  • Yasir Shah

Virat Kohli No.1 Batsman: Indian batters dominate the ODI batsmen rankings, 3 Indians featured in the list. Both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma remained at their number 1 and 2 spot respectively, whereas southpaw Shikhar Dhawan dropped one position and settled for number 9 position in the list.

Jaspreet Bumrah is the number 1 bowler in the ODI rankings; Kuldeep Yadav notched the number 3 position in the rankings, whereas Yuzwendra Chahal slipped one position and found himself on number 6 spot.

In T20 rankings, Lokesh Rahul slipped 2 spots down and concealed his position at number 6 followed by Rohit Sharma in the 9th position. In the bowling department, Kuldeep Yadav took a 20 spot jump and reached number 3 position in the rankings.

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