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[SPORTS] ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli and Ravi Jadeja on the rise after India beat Australia

India won a Test series in Australia for the first time in history (Picture: Getty)

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja all climbed up the ICC Test rankings after India’s historic victory over Australia.

India secured their first ever Test series win in Australia last week, defeating Justin Langer’s struggling side 2-1 in a four-match series.

Pujara was named the Player of the Series after scoring three centuries and over 500 runs across the four matches.

India captain Kohli and all-rounder Jadeja also impressed Down Under and have subsequently enjoyed climbs in the ICC rankings.

Elsewhere in the world of Test cricket, South Africa have taken a 2-0 lead in the three-match series against Pakistan. The third Test starts in Johannesburg on Friday.



ICC Test rankings – Team

1. India (116)

2. England (108)

3. New Zealand (107)

4. South Africa (106)

5. Australia (101)

6. Pakistan (92)

7. Sri Lanka (91)

8. West Indies (70)

9. Bangladesh (69)

10. Zimbabwe (13)



ICC Test rankings – Batting

1. Virat Kohli – India (922)

2. Kane Williamson – New Zealand (897)

3. Cheteshwar Pujara – India (881)

4. Steve Smith – Australia (874)

5. Joe Root – England (807)



ICC Test rankings – Bowling

1. Kagiso Rabada – South Africa (893)

2. James Anderson – England (874)

3. Pat Cummins – Australia (804)

4. Vernon Philander – South Africa (804)

5. Ravindra Jadeja – India (794)



ICC Test rankings – All-rounder

1. Shakib Al Hasan – Bangladesh (415)

2. Ravindra Jadeja – India (387)

3. Jason Holder – West Indies (365)

4. Vernon Philander – South Africa (353)

5. Ben Stokes – England (342)

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Originally Authored By: Louis Sealey

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