Star spinner Ravindra Jadeja maintained pole position in the bowlers’ list while India skipper Virat Kohli remained static at fifth place in the batting charts in the latest ICC Test Rankings released on Tuesday.
In the batsmen’s rankings, Cheteshwar Pujara is the top-ranked Indian at the fourth position while opener Shikhar Dhawan climbed 21 places to be ranked 39th. The batting list is being topped by Australia captain Steve Smith followed by England’s Joe Root and New Zealand’s Kane Williamson.
In the bowlers’ chart, Ravichandran Ashwin displaced Sri Lankan Rangana Herath to claim the second spot back. Herath is third in the rankings. Pacer Mohammed Shami gained a place to be 23rd.Jadeja and Ashwin also maintained second and third ranks respectively in the all-rounders’ list. Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan is still perched at the top of the table.