Ajinkya Rahane jumps to 8th in ICC Test rankings, Virat Kohli drops three places

PTI, Aug, 15 2016

Dubai: Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane jumped three places to enter the top-10 in batsman's list while Ravichandran Ashwin maintained his pole position among all-rounders in the latest Test rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Rahane, who was 11th in the last list is currently 8th and the only Indian in the top-10 led by Australian skipper Steve Smith.

India's Test captain Virat Kohli dropped three places from 13th to 16th place.

In the bowlers' list, Ashwin and Jadeja were static at 2nd and 6th position respectively with James Anderson on top of the list.

File photo of Ajinkya Rahane. AP

File photo of Ajinkya Rahane. AP

Batsmen (Top 10)
1 Steve Smith (Aus)
2 Joe Root (Eng)
3 Kane Williamson (NZ)
4 Hashim Amla (SA)
5 Younus Khan (Pak)
6 Adam Voges (Aus)
7 AB de Villiers (SA)
8 Ajinkya Rahane (Ind)
9 Ross Taylor (NZ)
10 Alastair Cook (Eng)/David Warner (Aus)

Bowlers (Top 10)

1 James Anderson (Eng)
2 R Ashwin (Ind)
3 Dale Steyn (SA)
4 Stuart Broad (Eng)
5 Yasir Shah (Pak)
6 Ravindra Jadeja (Ind)
7 Mitchell Starc (Aus)
8 Rangana Herath (SL)
9 Trent Boult (NZ)
10 Josh Hazlewood (Aus)

All-rounders (top five)
1 R Ashwin (Ind)
2 Shakib Al Hasan (Ban)
3 Moeen Ali (Eng)
4 V Philander (SA)
5 Mitchell Starc (Aus).

Published Date: Aug 15, 2016 | Updated Date: Aug 15, 2016



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4717 115
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115