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Kohli continues at No.1; Rahane, Pujara slips: ICC Men’s test rankings 2020

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As per the ICC (International Cricket Council) Men’s test ranking 2020 released on January 8, 2020, Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has retained his top position with 928 points in the list of batsmen. At the same time, Cheteshwar Pujara slipped one place to 6th spot with 791 points while Ajinkya Rahane dropped two places to 9th position with 759 points.Key Points:

i.Kohli is now 17 points ahead of his strong rival Steven Peter Devereux Smith (911points) of Australia.

ii.Talking of bowlers, Patrick James Cummins (Pat Cummins) of Australia & Neil Wagner (South African-born New Zealand Test cricketer) are at the 1st and 2nd position. While Indian bowler, Jasprit Jasbirsingh Bumrah has remained static at 6th place in the bowlers’rankings.

Here’s the list of top3 & Indian players in ICC test ranking 2020:


1Virat Kohli ( India)Patrick James Cummins (Australia)Jason Omar Holder (West Indies)
2Steven Peter Devereux Smith (Australia)Neil Wagner (South African-born New Zealand cricketer)Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja(India)
3Marnus Labuschagne (Australia)Jason Omar Holder (West Indies)Ben Stokes (England)
Rank of Indian players
Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara-6th

Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane-9th

Jasprit Jasbirsingh Bumrah-6th
Ravichandran Ashwin -9th   Mohammed Shami Ahmed -10th
Ravichandran Ashwin-5th


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