Steve Smith deposed India chief Virat Kohli to recover the top spot in ICC Test rankings, discharged on Tuesday. Kohli was rejected for a first-ball duck in the second innings of the last Test against the West Indies, which saw him slip to the No.2 spot. Two of the most productive batsmen in world cricket as of now, Steve Smith (904) and Virat Kohli (903) are isolated by a solitary rating point in the most recent Test rankings. Be that as it may, Steve Smith will get an opportunity to further merge his lead when Australia face England in the fourth Test in Manchester, beginning from September 4. Tailing them in the rundown are Kane Williamson (878), Cheteshwar Pujara (825) and Henry Nicholls (749).
Among the bowlers, Australia's Pat Cummins, who picked four wickets in the Leeds Test against England, keeps on driving the rankings with 908 rating focuses. While head India quick bowler Jasprit Bumrah, in the wake of picking a cap stunt in the last Test against the West Indies, has move to the third spot with 835 rating focuses.
Jason Holder held his top spot among the all-rounders with 472 rating focuses, trailed by Ben Stokes (411) and Shakib Al Hasan (399). Among the Indian cricketers, Ravindra Jadeja is fourth in the rundown while Ravichandran Ashwin is seventh.
India with their agreeable 2-0 decisive victory over the West Indies in the Test arrangement held their summit spot among the groups, with 113 rating focuses. While New Zealand and South Africa are second and third in the rundown separately.