On Wednesday, the opening match Rohit Sharma ranked fifth in the latest ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings, beating his captain Virat Kohli and becoming India’s number one batsman.
Rohit scored 19 and 59 points in the third test, raising him to the fifth best of his career, 7 points higher than Kohli, totaling 773.
The last time anyone other than Kohli became the number one Indian hitter was in November 2017, when Cheteshwar Pujara was second and Kohli was fifth.
In the latest update, Pujara has improved three positions after shooting 91 in the second game to reach 15th place and is the fourth Indian on the list. Despite falling four positions, Rishabh Pant is still ahead. He ranked 12th.
Indian walker Jasprit Bumrah also rose one place in the pitcher, from 10th to 9th, while spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (Ravichandran Ashwin) ) Ranks second, second only to Australia’s Pat Cummins (Pat Cummins).
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Ravindra Jadeja and Ashwin remain third and fourth respectively in the Test all-around player rankings, which is led by Jason Holder of the West Indies.
England captain Joe Root’s outstanding performance in the World Test Championship series against India helped him regain the top spot as a batter after nearly six years.
The 30-year-old started the series in 5th place, but his 507 runs in three tests helped him surpass Coley, Manus Rabchagne, Steve Smith, and finally Overtaking New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, he is now 15 points ahead.
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Before the Leeds test, Rutte ranked second, he scored 121 points in the only game in England.
Before being surpassed by Williamson, Root ranked first for the last time in December 2015, after which Corley and Smith also reached the top.
The last time anyone other than these four topped the list was AB de Villiers in South Africa in November 2015.
Root is now only one point below his career-high 917 rating points, which is what he achieved after playing 130 innings against Australia in August 2015 in Nottingham.
Only four other England batsmen received higher ratings-Len Hutton, Jack Hobbs, Peter May and Dennis Compton.
Other England batsmen who have made progress in the latest weekly ranking update include Rory Burns in the opener (up 5 places to 24th) and Johnny Bristol (up 2 places to 70th). Vidmaran re-entered the 88th place after scoring 70.
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In the pitcher, veteran England Pacer James Anderson returned to the top five, his four wickets in the game raised him by one position, and the game’s best player Oli Robinson rose after his seven wicket games Ranked nine to 36th.
Craig Overton re-entered the 73rd place with three wickets per game.
In the men’s T20I player rankings, Ireland’s Paul Sterling rose one place to 23rd with 24 and 37 points in the series against Zimbabwe, while Kevin O’Brien scored in the two games. After 25 and 60 points, it rose from 42nd to 39th in Dublin.
Zimbabwe’s Tendai Chetara rose 5 places to 99th in the pitcher.