ICC Test rankings

Test rankings: England's Chris Woakes, Pakistan's Shan Masood move up after Manchester clash

In the ICC World Test Championship points table, England have moved to 266 points, within 30 points of second-placed Australia. 

Aug 09, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

Stuart Broad moves up to third spot from seventh in ICC Test bowling rankings

The former top-ranked bowler, who finished the match with a 10-wicket haul has now reached his best since August 2016

Jul 29, 2020, 18:57 PM IST

Steve Smith races ahead of Virat Kohli to regain top spot in ICC Test rankings

International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a press release that Kohli dropped 5 points after a poor outing in Wellington Test, allowing Steve Smith to regain the top spot.

Feb 26, 2020, 18:58 PM IST

ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli stays atop, Mark Wood, Quinton de Kock advance

Kohli is leading the batting chart with a total of 928 points, followed by the Australian duo of Steve Smith (911) and Marnus Labuschagne (827). 

Feb 01, 2020, 16:14 PM IST

Virat Kohli stays on top, Ajinkya Rahane moves upward in ICC Test rankings

Cheteshwar Pujara has been able to retain his sixth position whereas Ajinkya Rahane moved up by a place and is currently at the eighth spot.

Jan 24, 2020, 16:10 PM IST

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli, Pat Cummins end 2019 on top

For the fourth time in a row, the Indian skipper finished with most international runs in a calendar year with a total of 2,455 runs across formats.

Dec 30, 2019, 15:22 PM IST

Virat Kohli's reign continues as Labuschagne breaks into top 5 in Tests

India skipper Virat Kohli has maintained his numero uno spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings for batsmen. Kohli, had in the first week of December, reclaimed the top spot from Australia's Steve Smith after the latter took the top spot post his Ashes heroics.

Dec 16, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli bridges gap with Steve Smith, Mayank Agarwal enters top 10

India captain Virat Kohli slammed a magnificent 136, his 27th Test ton as India sweeped the series 2-0. They won the pink ball Test by an innings and 46 runs and the first rubber before that by an innings and 130 runs to stay on top of the ICC World Test Championship rankings with 360 points.

Nov 26, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

Mohammed Shami breaks into top 10 of ICC Test bowlers's rankings

Shami’s bowling figures of three for 27 and four for 31 have lifted him eight places to reach career-best seventh position.

Nov 17, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli closes in on top-ranked Steve Smith after scoring double ton

Kohli, who had dropped below 900 points after the first Test for the first time since January 2018, has reached 936 points.

Oct 14, 2019, 17:05 PM IST

ICC Test rankings: Steve Smith extends lead over Virat Kohli after drawn Ashes series

Smith’s scores of 80 and 23 have helped him extend his lead to 34 points ahead of Indian skipper Virat Kohli (937 points) in the Test rankings for batsmen.

Sep 16, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Virat Kohli slips behind Steve Smith, Jasprit Bumrah moves to career-best spot in ICC Test Rankings

Virat Kohli might have led India to the two-match Test series win against West Indies, the Indian skipper on Tuesday lost his world number one spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings for batsmen to Australia's Steve Smith. 

Sep 03, 2019, 15:45 PM IST

ICC Test rankings: Jasprit Bumrah breaks into top 10, Virat Kohli remains No.1 batsman

Bumrah's five-wicket haul not only saw him become the fastest bowler to take 50 Test wickets but also helped him break into the top 10 of the ICC Test rankings for the first time. 

Aug 27, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

ICC Test Rankings: Steve Smith closes in on top-ranked Virat Kohli

The blistering knock saw Smith gain one spot and close in on top-ranked Virat Kohli in the updated rankings.

Aug 19, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Virat Kohli slips to No.2 in ICC Test rankings

Indian captain Virat Kohli slipped to the No. 2 spot in ICC Test batting rankings, a day after India’s disappointing innings and 159-run loss to England in the second Test at Lord’s. 

Aug 13, 2018, 22:37 PM IST

Virat Kohli overtakes Steve Smith to become the number one batsman in ICC Test Rankings

The Indian skipper is the first Indian since Sachin Tendulkar to get to the milestone.

Aug 05, 2018, 12:21 PM IST

India increase lead at the top of ICC Test Rankings

In this annual update, series results from 2014-15 are removed and outcomes from the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons are weighed at 50 percent.

May 01, 2018, 14:06 PM IST

South Africa coach Ottis Gibson chases top Test spot

South Africa coach Ottis Gibson said on Thursday his goal is to take the team to the number one spot in Test cricket.

Apr 05, 2018, 22:18 PM IST

Kagiso Rabada becomes No 1 Test bowler, R Ashwin climbs two spots in ICC rankings

Kagiso Rabada regained his top spot among bowlers crossing the coveted 900-point mark in ratings even as Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin climbed up a couple of notches to be placed fourth in the ICC Test Player Rankings.

Mar 13, 2018, 17:16 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara hold spots but R Ashwin slips in ICC Test rankings

Australian speedster Mitchell Starc reached a career-best fifth position among bowlers after his 'Player-of-the-match' performance in the Durban Test against South Africa helped his side win by 118 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.

Mar 06, 2018, 15:32 PM IST