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ICC test ranking 2019: Virat Kohli reached 936 points; need 2 points to surpass No.1 Steve Smith

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As per the latest ICC (International Cricket Council ) men’s test rankings 2019, Indian captain Virat Kohli (936 points) has reached very close to the top Australian batsman Steve Smith (937 points) & took 2nd position in the batting list.ICC test ranking 2019

Key points:
Kohli, who played brilliant innings of 254 runs in the Pune test against South Africa, is now just 1 point behind Smith and needs two points to surpass him.
ii. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane are 4th  and 9th  respectively. Apart from Kohli, these two are the other Indian batsmen in the top 10.
iii. In bowlers ranking, Ravichandran Ashwin has also gained three places. He is now in seventh place, while Bumrah is still in third place.
iv. Talking about all-rounders, Ravindra Jadeja is in second place and Ravichandran Ashwin is at number five.

Top 3 players in test batting ranking 2019:

Rank Player Name Country Points
1 Steve Smith Australia 937
2 Virat Kohli India 936
3 Kane Williamson New Zealand 878

Top 3 players at test bowling ranking 2019:

Rank Player Name Country Points
1 Pat Cummins Australia 908
2 Kagiso Rabada South Africa 835
3 Jasprit Bumrah India 818

Top 3 players in test all rounders ranking 2019:

Rank Player Name Team Points
1 Jason Holder West Indies 472
2 Ravindra Jadeja India 414
3 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 397

About ICC:
Formation: 15 June 1909
Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Chairman: Shashank Manohar
CEO : Manu Sawhney