Virat Kohli overtakes Steve Smith in Test rankings to claim top spot

Kohli, who struck 136 in the Day-Night Test against Bangladesh, reached 928 points, while Smith's knock of 36 against Pakistan in Adelaide pink-ball Test saw him slip to 923 points from 931 before the match.

By Siddhu Manchikanti, December 04, 2019 17:27 IST

Virat Kohli is back at the top of the batsmen’s list in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings as Australia’s Steve Smith slipped behind the India captain in the latest update carried out on Wednesday.
 
Team India captain Virat Kohli has reclaimed the top position in the latest rankings for Test batsmen is now 5 pants clear as Australia batsman Steve Smith slips to 923 points from 931 in the match against Pakistan...
 
Kohli, who struck 136 in the Day-Night Test against Bangladesh, reached 928 points, while Smith's knock of 36 against Pakistan in Adelaide pink-ball Test saw him slip to 923 points from 931 before the match.
 
Smith had a quiet series against Pakistan where Warner and Labuschagne made most out of it with some double and Triple centuries.
 
Australia opener David Warner’s epic 335 not out has lifted him 12 places to the fifth position while Marnus Labuschagne is in the top 10 for the first time after getting ranked as low as 110th at the start of the year.

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