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ICC Test Rankings: Rishabh Pant, Joe Root Move Up; Virat Kohli Loses third Spot To Marnus Labuschagne

Rishabh Pant, after scoring an unbeaten half-century on the Gabba on Tuesday, moved as much as his career-best — 13th place — within the newest ICC Test rankings for batsmen. Pant, with 691 rating factors, is the top-ranked wicketkeeper within the batting rankings, above South Africa’s Quinton de Kock, who’s at 15th place with 677 rankings factors. England Joe Root, who slammed a double-century at Galle towards Sri Lanka, leapfrogged Cheteshwar Pujara and Babar Azam to take the fifth spot within the record of batsmen. 

Virat Kohli, who didn’t function within the final three Test matches for India, was changed by Marnus Labuschagne within the third place. 

Labuschagne scored a century within the recently-concluded Brisbane Test towards India. 

Australia skipper Tim Paine was additionally rewarded for his good outing with the bat as he jumped three positioned to take the 42nd spot. 

Shubman Gill, who missed out on his maiden Test century by simply 9 runs, jumped 21 locations from 68 to 47 within the record of batters. 

Among the bowlers, Josh Hazlewood overtook Tim Southee to safe the fourth place whereas Pat Cummins managed to retain his place on the high of the rankings after a terrific show towards India within the four-match collection. 

Cummins picked up 21 wickets at a median of 20.5. 

Mohammed Siraj, who began his profession within the longest format with the Melbourne Test, moved up 32 locations to 45th spot within the record of bowlers. 

Siraj (13 wickets) was India’s main wicket-taker within the four-match collection Down Under. 


In the record of all-rounders, India’s Ravichandran Ashwin jumped to sixth spot, overtaking Australia’s Mitchell Starc. 

Starc had a forgettable Test match in Brisbane, returning with match figures of two for 163. 

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