New Delhi: The Indian team may have registered a historic victory in the Lord’s Test, but in the first innings, Joe Root stood like a one-man army for his team and played an unbeaten innings of 180 runs. After this innings, he has gained in the ICC Test Ranking. Root has now come very close to Kane Williamson, the top batsman in the Test rankings.
On the other hand, Team India captain Virat Kohli has lost points while Rohit Sharma has achieved career-best Test rating.
Huge advantage for Rohit Sharma, loss for Kohli
In the second Test played against England, India’s Rohit Sharma scored 83 runs while performing brilliantly. Because of which he has 773 points in his test rating and is in sixth place. Now he is just 3 points behind Virat Kohli. At the same time, Virat Kohli retained the 5th place, but he has suffered a heavy loss and he has slipped 776 points. Let us tell you that Rohit is the second best Indian batsman in the Test rankings. While wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has retained the seventh position. Apart from this, KL Rahul scored a century in the first innings against England, he has gained 19 places, he is currently in 37th place.
Jadeja and Bumrah suffered losses
India’s Ravindra Jadeja has slipped one place to third in the list of Test all-rounders. Ravichandran Ashwin of India is at the fourth place in this list. In the bowlers’ list, India’s fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah is at 10th position with a loss of one place.
Siraj jumps 18 places
His fellow pacer Mohammad Siraj, who took four wickets each in both the innings of the Lord’s Test, has moved up 18 places to 38th position. England’s experienced fast bowler James Anderson has gained a place. He took five wickets in the first innings against India. Fast bowler Mark Wood is at 37th position.