Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Thu 18 Apr 2024 World Test Championship: Australia overtake India as ICC alters ranking system The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced that the finalists for the inaugural World Test Championship will be decided on the basis of percentage of points earned by each side. The change to the ranking system was made following a recommendation by the ICC Cricket Committee, which is led by former India captain Anil Kumble. ICC rankings: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma maintain ascendancy in ODIs, KL Rahul at number two in T20Is Indian captain Virat Kohli and limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma have retained the top two positions in the ICC ODI rankings for batsmen. They stand first and second respectively as per the latest ranking released on Wednesday. In Test matches, Australia’s number one batsman Steve Smith is still ruling charts, followed by Kohli and in-form Aussie Marnus Labuschagne. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane are the other Indians in the Test Top 10. ICC ODI rankings: Jasprit Bumrah drops to number two after the wicketless show in New Zealand India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has lost his number one spot in the ICC ODI bowling rankings after a poor show in the one-dayers Kohli: Our performance has reflected in the rankings Virat Kohli heaped praise on his team after he was presented the ICC Test championship mace with India having retained the top spot in the ICC Test rankings. Official rankings don’t make a team the best in the world As per the latest ICC rankings, Australia have climbed to number one in the Test rankings. It is a great achievement for Australia, and a culmination of some wonderful cricket after a few years of struggle India regains No 1 spot in ICC ODI rankings after 3rd ODI win against England Team India has regained its No.1 spot in ODI rankings after scoring wins over England in Kochi and Ranchi. Only Sachin, Zaheer in Top 10 ICC Rankings for India! Indian players are slowly losing out in the ICC Player ratings and rankings day by day following their dismal performance in the Australian series