Kohli retains fifth spot, Rohit and Pant joint sixth in ICC Test rankings

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09 Jun 2021 | 03:18 PM
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Kohli retains fifth spot, Rohit and Pant joint sixth in ICC Test rankings

Kohli has has 814 points behind England skipper Joe Root

Just ahead of India's World Test Championship final encounter against New Zealand at Southampton, the International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced that India captain Virat Kohli retained his fifth spot while teammates Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant were joint sixth in the Test rankings for batsmen. 

Kohli, who will lead India in the World Test Championship final against New Zealand from June 18 and the five-match Test series against England, has 814 points behind England skipper Joe Root (836). Pant and Rohit, who gained one spot, have 747 rating points each. 

In the Test bowling rankings, senior India spinner R Ashwin continued to occupy second place (850 rating points), behind Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins (908 points). Ashwin is the lone Indian in the top-10.

West Indies' Jason Holder retained his top position in the Test all-rounder rankings with 423 rating points. India's Ravindra Jadeja (386 points) and Ashwin (353) are second and fourth respectively.

(With inputs from PTI)

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