World Cricket Rankings ‚Äď 14th December 2018
These Cricket rankings are issued by: International Cricket Council
As per Allsportspk readers request as and when any of the ranking is announced it is being published. Currently, from Men’s cricket rankings Test teams & players, ODI teams rankings have been updated. From Women’s cricket T20 teams rankings have been updated.

Cricket Rankings ‚Äď Men

Test Teams¬†‚ÄstCricket Rankings

Cricket Rankings

India retained the top position in test cricket, followed by England and South Africa who are placed at 2nd and 3rd place with a difference of two points.

Rank Team Matches Points Rating
1  India 38 4,397 116
2  England 49 5,310 108
3  South Africa 35 3,712 106
4  New Zealand 27 2,834 105
5  Australia 36 3,663 102
6  Sri Lanka 42 3,888 93
7  Pakistan 28 2,579 92
8  West Indies 35 2,463 70
9  Bangladesh 25 1,727 69
10  Zimbabwe 11 138 13

Test Batting ‚ÄstCricket Rankings

Cricket Rankings

Virat Kohli retained his top position with Kane Williamson and Steve Smith placed at the 2nd and 3rd place respectively. Significant upgrades in this category were of Cheteshwar Pujara, Dinesh Chandimal, Ajinkya Rahane, Brendan Taylor, Shaun Marsh, Hamilton Masakadza, Dhananjaya de Silva, Ben Foakes and Niroshan Dickwella who are now placed at 4th, 12th, 18th, 25th, 38th, 42nd, 44th, 49th and 50th position respectively.

Rank Name Country Rating
1 Virat Kohli India 920
2 Kane Williamson New Zealand 913
3 Steve Smith Australia 901
4 Cheteshwar Pujara India 846
5 Joe Root England 807
6 David Warner Australia 795
7 Dimuth Karunaratne Sri Lanka 753
8 Dean Elgar South Africa 724
9 Henry Nicholls New Zealand 709
10 Azhar Ali Pakistan 708
11 Aiden Markram South Africa 703
12 Dinesh Chandimal Sri Lanka 695
13 Usman Khawaja Australia 677
14 Hashim Amla South Africa 673
15 Francois du Plessis South Africa 665
16 Ross Taylor New Zealand 658
17 Jonny Bairstow England 653
18 Ajinkya Rahane India 653
19 Jos Buttler England 635
20 Kusal Mendis Sri Lanka 627
21 Asad Shafiq Pakistan 626
22 BJ Watling New Zealand 619
23 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 616
24 Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka 609
25 Brendan Taylor Zimbabwe 607
26 Lokesh Rahul India 604
27 Mominul Haque Bangladesh 601
28 Mushfiqur Rahim Bangladesh 600
29 Quinton de Kock South Africa 593
30 Ben Stokes England 582
31 Kraigg Brathwaite West Indies 576
32 Sarfraz Ahmed Pakistan 575
33 Tamim Iqbal Bangladesh 569
34 Temba Bavuma South Africa 566
35 Babar Azam Pakistan 560
36 Jeet Raval New Zealand 558
37 Tom Latham New Zealand 553
38 Shaun Marsh Australia 551
39 Haris Sohail Pakistan 550
40 Sam Curran England 549
41 Peter Handscomb Australia 545
42 Hamilton Masakadza Zimbabwe 544
43 Shikhar Dhawan India 543
44 Dhananjaya de Silva Sri Lanka 541
45 Murali Vijay India 532
46 Roston Chase West Indies 527
47 Roshen Silva Sri Lanka 514
48 Mahmudullah Bangladesh 511
49 Ben Foakes England 507
50 Niroshan Dickwella Sri Lanka 507

Test Bowling ‚ÄstCricket Rankings

Cricket Rankings

Kagiso Rabada retained his top rank with James Anderson and Vernon Philander placed at the 2nd and 3rd place respectively. Significant upgrades were of Vernon Philander, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc and Jasprit Bumrah who are now placed at 6th, 14th, 16th and 33rd place respectively.

Rank Name Country Rating
1 Kagiso Rabada South Africa 882
2 James Anderson England 874
3 Vernon Philander South Africa 826
4 Mohammad Abbas Pakistan 821
5 Ravindra Jadeja India 804
6 Ravichandran Ashwin India 786
7 Pat Cummins Australia 770
8 Trent Boult New Zealand 764
9 Yasir Shah Pakistan 757
10 Jason Holder West Indies 751
11 Josh Hazlewood Australia 749
12 Shannon Gabriel West Indies 742
13 Neil Wagner New Zealand 733
14 Nathan Lyon Australia 725
15 Tim Southee New Zealand 706
16 Mitchell Starc Australia 699
17 Mehedi Hasan Bangladesh 696
18 Stuart Broad England 694
19 Keshav Maharaj South Africa 692
20 Dilruwan Perera Sri Lanka 689
21 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 675
22 Taijul Islam Bangladesh 666
23 Mohammad Shami India 644
24 Dale Steyn South Africa 635
25 Kemar Roach West Indies 632
26 Umesh Yadav India 607
27 Ishant Sharma India 605
28 Moeen Ali England 600
29 Ben Stokes England 588
30 Bhuvneshwar Kumar India 572
31 Suranga Lakmal Sri Lanka 552
32 Chris Woakes England 539
33 Jasprit Bumrah India 538
34 Devendra Bishoo West Indies 530
35 Wahab Riaz Pakistan 522
36 Mohammad Amir Pakistan 501
37 Adil Rashid England 488
38 Peter Siddle Australia 471
39 Hasan Ali Pakistan 419
40 Nuwan Pradeep Sri Lanka 419
41 Kyle Jarvis Zimbabwe 414
42 Jack Leach England 414
43 Akila Dananjaya Sri Lanka 405
44 Rahat Ali Pakistan 397
45 Colin de Grandhomme New Zealand 390
46 Lakshan Sandakan Sri Lanka 389
47 Lungi Ngidi South Africa 362
48 Lahiru Kumara Sri Lanka 360
49 Graeme Cremer Zimbabwe 359
50 Kasun Rajitha Sri Lanka 356

Test All-Rounders ‚ÄstCricket Rankings

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Shakib Al Hasan retained his top position with Ravindra Jadeja and Vernon Philander placed at the 2nd and 3rd position respectively. Significant upgrades were of Colin de Grandhomme, Roston Chase, Nathan Lyon, Yasir Shah, Kane Williamson, Mohammad Hafeez, Devendra Bishoo, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Amir and James Anderson who are now placed at 15th, 16th, 19th, 26th, 28th, 31st, 36th, 37th, 38th and 39th position respectively.

Rank Name Country Rating
1 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 415
2 Ravinra Jadeja  India 392
3 Vernon Philander  South Africa 370
4 Jason Holder  West Indies 365
5 Ben Stokes  England 342
6 Ravichandran Ashwin  India 341
7 Moeen Ali  England 292
8 Mitchell Starc  Australia 251
9 Pat Cummins  Australia 241
10 Chris Woakes  England 238
11 Dilruwan Perera Sri Lanka 222
12 Mehedi Hasan  Bangladesh 213
13 Tim Southee  New Zealand 196
14 Kagiso Rabada  South Africa 193
15 Colin de Grandhomme  New Zealand 162
16 Roston Chase  West Indies 161
17 Bhuvneshwar Kumar  India 160
18 Stuart Broad  England 160
19 Nathan Lyon  Australia 157
20 Sam Curran  England 155
21 Keshav Maharaj  South Africa 154
22 Adil Rashid  England 148
23 Neil Wagner  New Zealand 142
24 Trent Boult  New Zealand 134
25 Kemar Roach  West Indies 128
26 Yasir Shah  Pakistan 126
27 Hardik Pandya  India 125
28 Kane Williamson  New Zealand 125
29 Josh Hazlewood  Australia 123
30 Mitchell Santner  New Zealand 122
31 Mohammad Hafeez  Pakistan 117
32 Mitchell Marsh  Australia 115
33 Graeme Cremer  Zimbabwe 113
34 Mahmudullah  Bangladesh 111
35 Suranga Lakmal Sri Lanka 108
36 Devendra Bishoo  West Indies 103
37 Taijul Islam  Bangladesh 102
38 Mohammad Amir  Pakistan 102
39 James Anderson  England 102
40 Mohammad Shami  India 101
41 Joe Root  England 100
42 Dale Steyn  South Africa 100
43 Sikandar Raza  Zimbabwe 98
44 Angelo Mathews Sri Lanka 91
45 Sean Williams  Zimbabwe 85
46 Dean Elgar  South Africa 83
47 Hamilton Masakadza  Zimbabwe 83
48 Umesh Yadav  India 81
49 Steve Smith  Australia 80
50 Akila Dananjaya Sri Lanka 78

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