Rahane enters top 10, Ashwin on top of all-rounders’ list

Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane jumped three places to enter the top 10 in batsman’s list while Ravichandran Ashwin maintained his pole position among all-rounders in the latest Test rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Ajinkya Rahane, who was 11th in the last list is currently 8th and the only Indian in the top 10.   -  AP

Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane jumped three places to enter the top 10 in batsman’s list while Ravichandran Ashwin maintained his pole position among all-rounders in the latest Test rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Rahane, who was 11th in the last list is currently 8th and the only Indian in the top 10 led by Australian skipper Steve Smith.

India’s Test captain Virat Kohli dropped three places from 13th to 16th place.

In the bowlers’ list, Ashwin and Jadeja were static at 2nd and 6th position respectively with Jimmy Anderson on top of the list.

Batsmen (Top 10): 1. Steve Smith (Aus) 2. Joe Root (Eng) 3. Kane Williamson (NZ) 4. Hashim Amla (SA) 5. Younis Khan (Pak) 6. Adam Voges (Aus) 7. AB de Villiers (SA) 8. Ajinkya Rahane (Ind) 9. Ross Taylor (NZ) 10. Alastair Cook (Eng)/David Warner (Aus).

Bowlers (Top 10): 1. James Anderson (Eng) 2. Ravichandran Ashwin (Ind) 3. Dale Steyn (SA) 4. Stuart Broad (Eng) 5. Yasir Shah (Pak) 6. Ravindra Jadeja (Ind) 7. Mitchell Starc (Aus) 8. Rangana Herath (SL) 9. Trent Boult (NZ) 10. Josh Hazlewood (Aus.

All- rounders (top five): 1. R. Ashwin (Ind) 2. Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 3. Moeen Ali (Eng) 4. Vernon Philander (SA) 5. Mitchell Starc (Aus).

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