Virat Kohli has recaptured the top situation in the ICC Test rankings by ousting Steve Smith. In the most recent rankings released by the ICC, the India caption has arrived at the top with the most noteworthy 928 points, five more than second-placed Smith.

Kohli scored an unbeaten double century during the 3-0 Test series sweep and followed it up with a fine century in the pink-ball Test against Bangladesh in Kolkata. From 931 points, Smith has come down to 923, owing to the lack of runs in home series against Pakistan.

Smith had a poor outing in the two-Test series against Pakistan, wherein two innings, he neglected to arrive at the fifty-run mark. Nonetheless, David Warner has hopped 12 spots to enter the main five in the rankings because of his unbelievable triple-hundred, an unbeaten 335, in the second Test against Pakistan in Adelaide.

Joe Root has likewise made huge increases following a double century, 226, against New Zealand, moving up four spots to enter the best 10. Among other Indian batsmen, Cheteshwar Pujara is the following best-positioned batsman after Kohli at 4, while Ajinkya Rahane has slipped to the 6th position.


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