India’s Ravindra Jadeja displaced Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan as World No.1 in ICC Test Rankings in the All-Rounder category. He is sitting on top with 378 as against his counterpart who has got 371 points. Jadeja’s latest heroic performance against Srilanka which has helped India win with an innings margin in the 2nd test has catapulted him to the top. Ashwin is in 3rd position with 418 points. Apart from these two, there are no other Indians featuring in the list. Sri Lanka and England has two all rounders each.
In the batting segment, Steve Smith and Joe Root occupy the Top 2 slots followed by Pujara who has 888 points and Virat Kohli on 5th spot with 813 points. Notable gain was by Rahane who climbed from 11th to 6th with 776 points. Indian opener KL Rahul is on 11th with 737 points. India has got 3 players on top 10 in the batting category.
When it comes to bowling, Jadeja is topping the list yet again with 893 points followed by Anderson with 860 points. Ashwin is placed yet again on third even in this category with 842 points.
It is to be recalled that prior to the commencement of this test, Ashwin was leading the charts for All-Rounder and Bowling.
The list seems to be a testimony of the fact that Indian Players are doing really well in all the fronts which is reflecting not only in their performance but also in their rankings.