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

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.

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

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).

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Updated Date: Aug 15, 2016 18:33:07 IST

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