Live match prediction : In the latest ICC Test Rankings, Virat Kohli enters the top five and Ravindra Jadeja becomes the number one all rounder.

In the latest update of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings for players, which were published on March 9, 2022, Wednesday, Indian batter Virat Kohli became the highest-ranked Indian batter.

Virat Kohli, the former India captain, recently played his 100th Test match, which took place at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium in Mohali in the opening match between India and Sri Lanka. India won the Test match after reaching 476/8d in their lone innings, which included 45 runs from Virat Kohli.

Sri Lanka lost by an innings and 222 runs after scoring just 174 and 178 runs in each of their two innings. For his 175* and 9 wickets in the encounter, Ravindra Jadeja was awarded Player of the Match.

Virat Kohli has moved into the top five of the ICC Test batting rankings thanks to his 45-run innings. He presently has a total of 763 rating points. Marnus Labuschagne of Australia continues to lead the standings, followed by Joe Root, Steve Smith, and Kane Williamson.

With his 96 against Sri Lanka in the first Test of the two-match series in Mohali, India’s keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant broke into the top ten of the ICC Test rankings for the first time. He has a total of 723 rating points.

Ravindra Jadeja is ranked No. 1 in the ICC Test Rankings as an All-Rounder.

In another big update, Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja dethroned West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder to become the number one rated all-rounder in the current ICC Test players rankings. Despite a strong performance, Holder dropped to second place, while Ravichandran Ashwin slid to third place.

Jadeja was the toast to the Indian team’s recent victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Mohali. He not only hit his best Test score and second century in the format for India (175*), but he also picked up a five-wicket haul in Sri Lanka’s first innings, followed by four more wickets in the second innings for a total of nine wickets in the match.

He became just the sixth hitter in Test history to achieve a century while also taking five wickets. For his efforts, he was awarded Player of the Match. Ravi Ashwin, who took 6 wickets and scored 61 runs in the first innings, shone with both the bat and the ball.

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