Massive changes in rankings, Steve Smith not the No. 1 batsman anymore

Kane Williamson is the new No. 1 batsman in tests after the recently concluded first test against Pakistan.

Williamson has been in a phenomenal form for sometime now and has been scoring runs constantly, first against West Indies then continuing it against Pakistan now. His past few scores in test are 251, 129 and 21.


Smith after his failure in the 2 tests against India has cost him his No. 1 spot in the rankings. Smith has been struggling as he has failed to cross double figure mark for four consecutive innings. He was dismissed for a duck against India for first time.

Rahane benefitted from his match-winning ton as he jumped to the 6th position in the rankings. Meanwhile Pujara, has dropped 2 ranks down due to his failure in the two tests.

For bowlers, Starc is now in the top 5 rankings as he jumped up 2 positions. Ashwin is the only spinner in top 10 rankings as he also jumped up 2 positions in the rankings going at 7th position. Bumrah got promoted 1 position up as he goes above James Anderson.