Virat Kohli who had been dominating the ICC Test Cricket Ranking had dropped to number two after Steve Smith a great show at the Ashes 2019-20. But sadly the Steve Smith had a poor outing at the two-match series between Australia and Pakistan. Smith could not even reach a half-century as he got out on four and 36 from a couple of innings he played. Thus it was quite obvious that the performance would affect his ICC Rankings as well. As a result, he has dropped below Virat Kohli and the Indian cricket captain is back on number one. Steve Smith Scripts an Unwanted Record After a Mediocre Test Series Against Pakistan.
The Indian cricket captain has 928 points in his kitty whereas Steve Smith has 923 points. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson remains on number three despite his gritty unbeaten century against England in the second Test match. Williamson has 877 points in his kitty. India’s Chesteshwar Pujara stands on number four with 791 runs. David Warner who made 335 not out against Pakistan jumped 12 places and features on number five. Ajinkya Rahane is on number six. The ICC shared the latest Test ranking a few minutes ago.
Virat Kohli back to No.1!
David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne and Joe Root make significant gains in the latest @MRFWorldwide ICC Test Rankings for batting.
— ICC (@ICC) December 4, 2019
Marnus Labuschagne who has scored 185 runs in the first Test match against Pakistan has jumped six places to make way into the top 10. Talking about the Indian cricket captain, Virat Kohli, he had scored 136 runs in the second Test match and