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ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli retains top spot while Moeen Ali, Sam Curran take giant strides after Southampton Test

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 3 September 2018, 16:40 IST

Virat Kohli's men all-out for 184 while England's young all-rounder Sam Curran nails the final coffin. England won the series 3-1 with one more Test to go. England won by 60 runs in fourth Test match at Southampton.

Moeen Ali and Sam Curran played very important role as they derails India's Chase at Southampton result of this Virat Kohli's men lost the five-Test match series.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli held on to No. 1 spot in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings and attain the a career-high 937 rating points after innings of 46 and 58 in the fourth Test. Virat Kohli, who has scored 544 runs in his 8 innings.

India seamer Mohammad Shami ended the Test with six wickets which helped him return to the top-20 having gained three places. On the other hand Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma attain 25th position while Jasprit Bumrah  retaining on its 37th position.

Now Kohli comes at 11th in the list of best ever in terms of rating points. On the other hand the 20-year-old England all-rounder Sam Curran has made unbelievable in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings.

England's spinner Moeen Ali became the Player of the match for his haul of 9 wickets has helped him move up three places to 33rd position with a huge gain in rating points. Jos Buttler has gained 15 slots to reach a career-best 32nd position in the batsmen’s list and 584 rating points.

Among the all-rounders, Ravindra Jadeja has dropped one place to the third place with 363 points while Ravichandran Ashwin has also dropped a step to the fifth place with 351 rating points.

Indian Squad:

Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

England Squad:

Joe Root (c), Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Oliver Pope, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Sam Curran, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes, Ben Stokes, James Vince.

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First published: 3 September 2018, 16:37 IST
 
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