After Australia-New Zealand Third and South Africa-England Second Tests, the ICC has released the latest rankings. Australia had the advantage of winning the series 3–0 in the team rankings and moved from fifth to second place. The New Zealand team has slipped one place to third position. In the batting rankings, Virat Kohli and Pat Cummins are still in the first place in the bowling rankings, while Maranus Labuschage and James Anderson have gained tremendously.
In the top 10 of the batsmen, Steve Smith is second, Maranus Labuschagne in third place, fourth is Kane Williamson, David Warner in fifth place, double digit advantage. But Ben Stokes gains five points. In tenth place.
Out of the top 10, South Africa’s Dean Elgar with three places is 19th and Aiden Markram 22nd, with one place advantage, Joe Denley of England 35th.
In the bowlers’ top 10, Neil Wagner is second, Kagiso Rabada fourth with a loss of one place, Mitchell Starc fifth with double-digit advantage, James Anderson seventh who gained a lot of numbers and Vernon Philander eighth.
Out of the top 10, Australia’s Nathan Lyon moved up five places to 14th, England’s Ben Stokes two places to 27th and Sam Curran three points to 42nd, New Zealand’s Colin De Grandhom 34th.
Jason Holder still ranks first in the all-rounder’s rankings.
Top 10 Batsmen
1. Virat Kohli | India | 928
2. Steve Smith | Australia | 911
3. Maranus Labuschage | Australia | 827
4. Kane Williamson | New Zealand | 814
5. David Warner | Australia | 793
6. Cheteshwar Pujara | India | 791
7. Babar Azam | Pakistan | 767
8. Joe Root | England | 761
9. Ajinkya Rahane | India | 759
10. Ben Stokes | England | 708
Top 10 Bowler
1. Pat Cummins | Australia | 904
2. Neil Wagner | New Zealand | 852
3. Jason Holder | West Indies | 830
4. Kagiso Rabada | South Africa | 821
5. Mitchell Starc | Australia | 796
6. Jasprit Bumrah | India | 794
7. James Anderson | England | 791
8. Vernon Philander | South Africa | 786
9. R Ashwin | India | 772
10. Mohammad Shami | India | 771