India skipper Virat Kohli was on Tuesday pushed to the third spot by Australian batsman Steve Smith within the ICC Check rankings for batsmen however middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara gained two locations to be quantity eight.
Kohli has 870 factors within the newest chart, issued on Tuesday. The Indian captain had pulled out of the continuing Australia sequence after the primary Check to go on paternity go away. He and his actor spouse Anushka have been blessed with a child woman on Monday, the day India eked out a preventing draw within the third Check in Sydney.
Smith (900 factors) is positioned second behind New Zealand captain Kane Williamson (919). The Australian had scores of 131 and 81 within the Sydney Check.
Williamson’s epic 238 within the second Check towards Pakistan in Christchurch has helped him attain the very best ever-rating factors by a New Zealand participant and consolidate his place on the prime of the record.
Pujara, whose dogged half-centuries (50, 77) within the third Check helped India draw the match, is positioned eighth, simply behind his stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane, who misplaced one place.
Rishabh Pant’s scores of 36 and 97 have helped him acquire 19 locations to achieve 26th place.
Hanuma Vihari (52nd) and Ravichandran Ashwin (89th) too have gained after their preventing knocks, as has Shubman Gill (69th).
In the meantime within the bowlers’ record, off-spinner Ashwin dropped two positioned to ninth and is adopted by compatriot Jasprit Bumrah, who misplaced one spot. No different Indian figures in bowlers’ top-10.
Pat Cummins continues to steer the chart adopted by British pacer Stuart Broad and New Zealand’s Neil Wagner.
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