Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked again by the ICC to hold the No. 1 all-rounder. Ashwin, in Australia first test at the venue in Pune, impressed with bowling but failed with the bat in both innings. In the ICC ranking Virat Kohli’s loss of one place, again Ashwin as all-rounder. Indian captain Virat Kohli slipped to fourth place in the ICC rankings for Test batsmen in one place, while Ravichandran Ashwin returned to the top of the all-rounders list and retained his top position in the bowlers’ list. Kohli (847 points) has so far scored 0, 13, 12 and 15 in four innings of two Tests against Australia.
Ashwin as ICC No.1 all rounder, Virat Kohli slips one place
New Zealand captain Ken Williamson has reached the fourth spot in the rankings for batsmen, with two places to go. Williamson left the route and Virat Kohli behind the 130-run innings against South Africa. Williamson now has 869 points and is at number three position which is down by 21 points ahead of Root (848) and Australia captain Steve Smith (936) is down 67 ratings points.
Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara retains the sixth place There is no change in the top 10 in the bowlers’ list. Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are on top. Meanwhile, in the all-rounders list, Ashwin topped Shakib Al Hasan and got top position. Ashwin has 434 points, which is 31 more than Shakib (403).