Indian Opener batsman Rohit Sharma climbed six spots to reach career-best 8th position in ICC men’s test ranking after a magnificent performance against England in the third test
Rohit Sharma top-scored in the first innings with 66 and remained unbeaten on 25 in the second to move ahead of compatriot Cheteshwar Pujara among others.
His rating points aggregate is 742, 20 more than his best of 722 in October 2019 when he was ranked 10th.
Rohit is now the third Indian batsman along with Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara in the top 10 of ICC men’s test tanking
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson continues to top the list with 919 points
Ravichandran Ashwin, who became the fastest Indian bowler and second fastest bowler in the world to 400 Test wickets in the third Test against England, climbed four spots to break into the top three of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings for bowlers
Ashwin has amassed as many as 24 wickets in the ongoing Test series against England.
Left-arm spinner Axar Patel, who made his debut in the 2nd Test and named Player of the Match for his 11-wicket match haul in what was only his second Test, gained 30 slots to reach the 38th position.
In four-match India vs England test series, India lead by 2-1, and the final test will play from march 4 to march 8 at Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad
For India now need to win or draw the last test match to book a place in the ICC World Test Championship