In the latest ICC Test rankings, India skipper Virat Kohli has been able to retain his top spot, while young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and pacer Jasprit Bumrah attained their career-best positions.
The India captain has increased his lead over New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson from seven to 19 points. Kohli gained 14 points to reach 934 points after a valiant first-innings knock of 123 in the second Test at Perth.
Pant gained 11 places to secure the 48th spot while India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane moved up two places to progress into the top-15.
In the bowlers’ list, Bumrah achieved a career-high ranking of 28 while fellow teammate Mohammad Shami moved two places to 24th.
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