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Indian batsman, Rohit sharma attains career best 17th In ICC Test player rankings 2019

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As per the recently released MRF (Madras Rubber Factory) Tyres International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s Test Player Rankings” as of October 7, 2019, Rohit Sharma, who became the first Indian cricketer to score a century in both innings of his first test as an opener, reached a career-best 17th position . He jumped from the 54th position to the 17th.Rohit Sharma

Key points:
i. Rohit, who now has five centuries in 28 Tests, jumped 36 places from 176 and 127 runs innings in the first Test against South Africa at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Other opener Mayank Agarwal gained 38 places after scoring a double century in the first innings to reach a career-best 25th rank.
ii. Captain Virat Kohli has retained his second position, though he has slipped below 900 mark for the first time since January 2018.

Top 3 players & Other Indians in the batsmen rankings:

Rank Player Name Country Rating points Average
1 Steve Smith Australia 937 64.56
2 Virat Kohli India 899 53.12
3 Kane Williamson New Zealand 878 49.75
17 Rohit Sharma India 650 44.95
25 Mayank Agarwal India 620 55.22
52 Ravindra Jadeja India 524 33.26

Top 3 & Indian Players in the Bowler Rankings:

Rank Player Name Country Rating points Average
1 Pat Cummins Australia 908 21.45
2 Kagiso Rabada South Africa 828 22.25
3 Jasprit Bumrah India 827 19.24
10th Ravichandran Ashwin India 770 25.39
16th Mohammad Shami India 710 28.45

All-rounders (top 3):

Rank Player Team Points
1 Jason Holder West Indies 472
2 Ravindra Jadeja India 398
3 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 397

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