Virat Kohli became number one batsman of Test

India’s captain Virat Kohli has topped the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test rankings of batsmen.

He has left behind Steve Smith of Australia.

Kohli is number one with 928 points, while Smith is five points behind him.

During the day-night Test match against Bangladesh in Kolkata, he scored 136 runs.

Whereas Smith was able to score only 36 runs in the Adelaide Test against Pakistan.

Kohli rose to notoriety when he captained India’s triumphant World Cup Under-19 side in Malaysia, in 2008. He was promptly impelled into the worthwhile Twenty20 competition – the Indian T20 League in 2008 and has since been a piece of the Bangalore establishment. He additionally proceeded to turn into the commander of the group in 2012 and has kept on remaining so from that point forward. Without imperative exhibitions in the principal release, his local structure still won him an India ODI top on the visit to Sri Lanka around the same time.

Warner also benefited

On the other hand, David Warner of Australia played a historic innings of 335 runs.

Thanks to this magnificent innings, Warner has risen 12 places to number five.

England’s Joe Root scored 226 runs in the Hamilton Test. For this reason, they have been successful in making a place in the top ten.

He is also at number seven, while India’s Ajinkya Rahane is at number six.

Warner’s aggressive touch at the top of the order was in full flow once again when he creamed a superb 119 against a top notch South African attack at the Adelaide Oval in 2012. On 12th June 2013, Warner was dropped for Australia’s second match in 2013 ICC Champions Trophy game against New Zealand for disciplinary reasons. It later emerged that he had tried to punch Joe Root. The event happened hours after Saturday’s loss to England at Edgbaston. On 13th June 2013, the board announced that Warner was to be fined £7,000 (AU $11,500) and would not play for his country until the first Ashes Test on 10th July, 2013. Warner, subsequently, missed the rest of the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy and the tour matches against Somerset and Worcestershire.

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