ICC Test Player Rankings List 2020: Steve Smith on Top & Dethrones Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli uncrowned by Steve Smith. Indian skipper could manage only 21 runs in his two innings as India lost the match by 10 wickets.

ICC Test Player Rankings List 2020: Steve Smith on Top & Dethrones Virat Kohli

As we all know that these days Virat Kohli is going through bad form. His early dismal in the recent test clash with New Zealand had cost him the top spot. Indian skipper could manage only 21 runs in his two innings as India lost the match by 10 wickets.

Steve Smith who is 30-year-old has topped the list with 911 points while Indian skipper Kohli moved to second place with 906 points. With this list, it is 8th time Steve Smith has reached the top spot in Test rankings after first occupying the top position in June 2015.

New Zealand had only 9 runs to chase and conquer victory. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson moved one position up and reached third place in the Test ranking.

After the double-century in Mirpur Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh's) has risen and returned to the top 20.

ICC Test Player Rankings (as of 26 February):

Top Ten batsmen:

•    1. Steve Smith of Australia with 911 Points.
•    2. Virat Kohli of India with 906 Points.
•    3. K Williamson of New Zealand with 853 Points.
•    4. M Labuschagne of Australia with 827 Points.
•    5. Babar Azam of Pakistan with 800 Points.
•    6. David Warner of Australia with 793 Points.
•    7. Joe Root of England with 764 Points.
•    8. Ajinkya Rahane of India with 760 Points.
•    9. Cheteswar Pujara of India with 757 Points.
•    10. Mayank Agarwal of India with 727 Points.

Top 10 bowlers: 

•     1. Pat Cummins of Australia with 904 Points.
•     2. Neil Wagner of New Zealand with 843 Points.
•     3. Jason Holder of West Indies with 830 Points.
•     4. Kagiso Rabada of South Africa with 802 Points.
•     5. Mitchell Starc of Australia with 796 Points.
•     6. Tim Southee of New Zealand with 794 Points.
•     7. J Anderson of England with 775 Points.
•     8. J Hazlewood of Australia with 769 Points
•     9. R Ashwin of India with 765 Points
•     10. Kemar Roach of West Indies with 763 Points.

Top 5 All-Rounders:

•    1. Jason Holder of West Indies with 473 Points.
•    2. Ben Stokes of England with 407 Points.
•    3. R Jadeja of India with 397 Points.
•    4. Mitchell Starc of Australia with 298 Points.
•    5. R Ashwin of India with 288 Points.

Author - Rishabh