Ravindra Jadeja who had become the number one all-rounder in the ICC Men’s Test Rankings has now slipped to the third position. Jason Holder is the new number one all-rounder in the world, while Ben Stokes takes the second spot. With 384 rating points, Jason Holders take the number spot, while Ben Stokes and Ravindra Jadeja has 337 points each.
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has reclaimed the number one position in the ICC Men’s Test Rankings for batsmen. His knocks of 49 and 52 not-out in the WTC final against India helped him cross the 900-point mark and he now enjoys a 10-point lead over Steve Smith. Ross Taylor, who scored an unbeaten 47 in the second innings of the WTC final has gained three spots to 11th positions, while Devon Conway jumps 18 places to 42nd position in the ranking.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli has secured his fourth place with 812 points. Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant hold the sixth and seventh positions, respectively.
New fast bowlers stood out in the WTC final, especially Kyle Jamieson. The tall and lanky fast bowlers picked his fifth five wicket-haul during the game. His exceptional performance helped him claim the career-best position of 13th place in the ranking.
Left-arm seamer Trent Boult’s figures of two for 48 and three for 39 have lifted him two places to 11th position while for India, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane’s progress of three places to 13th position after scores of 49 and 15, was the only notable gain.
Speaking of the fast bowlers, Pat Cummins has held on to the number one position, while Ravichandran Ashwin is at second. Tim Southee and Neil Wagner are in the third and the fourth position, respectively.