ICC test rankings have changed after the first-ever World Test Championship has ended. New Zealand has become the first-ever WTC winner after defeating India at Southampton. We have seen many brilliant performances from different players in the last two years.
ICC provides rankings in three categories in Test Cricket. The players get points upon their individual performances. Now check the current rankings after the WTC final.
ICC Rankings Batsmen:
Aussie Batsman Steve Smith is at the top with 891 points. His team may not qualify for the final but he had batted well throughout the competition. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is at the second position with 886 points. He batted well against England just before the WTC Final and also put valuable runs in WTC Final.
Indian Skipper Virat Kohli is at fourth place with 814 points. He missed the Australia series in 2020. He couldn’t make much runs in the later half of the WTC series. Indian Wicket Keeper Rishabh Pant and batsman Rohit Sharma both are in sixth place with 747 points.
South African Keeper Batsman Quinton de Kock has entered the list and currently at tenth position. He has 717 points right now.
ICC Rankings All-Rounders:
Indian All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is the new no. 1 test all-rounder right now. He has 386 points in bag. He just crossed the current second position holder, Jason Holder. Holder has 384 points. England all-rounder Ben Stokes is at third position with 377 points.
Indian all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin is at fourth place with 353 points. His performance against England at home boosted his ranking. New Zealand superstar Kyle Jamieson is at sixth place with 276 points. He performed well in WTC Final too.
ICC Rankings Bowlers:
There are not many changes at the top of this table. Pat Cummins is still at the top with 908 points. Indian bowler Ravichandran Ashwin is in second place with 850 points. There two bowlers from New Zealand in the top five. Tim Southee at third position with 830 points. Wagner is in the fifth position with 815 points.
South African pacer Kagiso Rabada climbs up to the sixth position with 798 points. Stuart Broad slipped to seventh points with 793 points. Aussie pacer Mitchell Starc climbs up at ninth position with 744 points. Jason Holder slips to the tenth position with 740 points.