#ICCTestRankings: Bowlers Lyon, Hazlewood move into top 10

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20 Dec 2018

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli retains top position

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli kept his number one position in the ICC Test Rankings for batsmen.

The 30-year-old, who scored a ton in the recently concluded second Test against Australia in Perth, gained a total of 14 points.

He has 934 points and is ahead of Kane Williamson (915).

Here is more on the rankings.

Batsmen rankings

Rahane gains three places, Khawaja moves up to number 12

Rahane gains three places, Khawaja moves up to number 12

India's vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane went on to gain three places to get to number 15.

Young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant managed to jumped 11 spots to get to a career-best 48.

For Australia, Usman Khawaja, who scored a gritty 72 in Perth, moved to number 12.

Meanwhile, Cheteshwar Pujara maintained his number 4 spot and is behind Steve Smith.

Lyon

In-form Lyon climbs up the ladder

Nathan Lyon has been in tremendous form and is the leading wicket-taker at the moment in the ongoing 4-match Test series against India.

Lyon moved up to number 7 in the ICC Test Rankings for bowlers.

Lyon's figures of 8/106 saw him gain seven spots.

Josh Hazlewood broke into the top 10 as well (9).

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Bowlers

How did Indian bowlers fare?

How did Indian bowlers fare?

For India, pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who bagged five wickets in Perth, made a significant move.

He climbed five places to be at number 28.

Meanwhile, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma too saw their positions rise.

Shami has booked the 21st place at the moment.

Ishant's five wickets have helped him overtake England's Moeen Ali to take 26th place.

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How many points does Virat Kohli have in Test Rankings?

Asked 2018-12-20 14:53:12 by Shaurya Patil

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Virat Kohli gained 14 points and has 934 points at the moment.

Who is the next best Indian batsmen in ICC Test Rankings?

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Cheteshwar Pujara is at number 4 position. Ajinkya Rahane rose two places to get to number 15.

Which Aussie bowlers broke into the top 10?

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Nathan Lyon (7) and Josh Hazlewood (9) broke into the top 10.

Which is the top Indian pacer in the ICC Rankings?

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Mohammed Shami holds the best place among Indian pacers (21).

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