ICC Test Rankings for batsmen : Smith Smith moves to top while Ajinkya Rahane moves into top ten

Vice-Captain of Team India, Ajinkya Rahane has moved up to his career best rank in the latest ICC Test rankings. After an impressive innings of 78 not out in the 2nd innings against the West Indies in the Gros Islet Test, Rahane has moved up to the 8th position.

Pakistan middle order batsman Younis Khan has also moved into Top 5 after his match-winning knock against England in the final Test. New Zealand’s skipper Kane Williamson is ranked at no. 3 after the Zimbabwean tour.

Australian skipper Steve Smith who scored a brilliant century against Sri Lanka in the first innings of ongoing Colombo test tops the list with 904 rating points.

Latest ICC Test Rankings for batsmen (as on 15th August 2016) :

Rank Player Country Rating
1 Steve Smith Australia 904
2 Joe Root England 878
3 Kane Williamson New Zealand 873
4 Hashim Amla South Africa 860
5 Younis Khan Pakistan 845
6 Adam Voges Australia 824
7 AB de Villiers South Africa 818
8 Ajinkya Rahane India 785
9 Ross Taylor New Zealand 772
10 Alastair Cook England 770

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