Steve Smith’s innings of 80 and 23 have helped him retain the No.1 spot .smith is 34 points ahead of Virat Kohli with 937 points, an unbelievable effort since he underwent into the series in the fourth position with 857 points before his stride to produce 774 runs in four Tests. Pat Cummins is well apparent of other bowlers as he extends a lead of 57 points over second-placed Rabada after completing as the top wicket-taker with 29 wickets.
The other notable gains from the Australia side were Matthew Wade and Mitchell Marsh. Wade’s second Test century of the series has lifted him 32 places to 78th, his highest since being ranked 52nd in the year 2013. Marsh’s first five-wicket haul has helped him to march towards 57th rank moving by 20 places, his best since March 2017.
Making a return to the test side, David Warner stood on 24th by losing 7 places. He has only managed to get 95 runs from 10 innings, started the series in the fifth position. Josh Hazlewood has dipped from 12th to 8th after temporarily making the top-10 among bowlers.
For England, speedster Jofra Archer has broken into the top 40 for the first time in his career after picking six first-innings wickets while left-arm allrounder Sam Curran has gained six places to reach 65th position with three wickets.
Jos Buttler’s innings of 70 and 47 have shifted him back into the top 30 for the first time since January 2019 while Joe Denly’s career-best innings of 94 have moved him to a career-highest 57th place. Rory Burns has also gained five places to 56th rank.
Meanwhile, India’s Virat Kohli ranked 2nd on the list followed by New Zealand’s Kane Williamson and Pujara. Australia pat Cummins leads the bowling chart followed by Kagiso Rabada, Jasprit Bumrah, and Jason holder.