Rohit Sharma has grow to be the third India batsman to succeed in the highest 10 in all three codecs after a memorable collection towards South Africa during which he donned the brand new function of Check opener.
Rohit emulated captain Virat Kohli and retired opener Gautam Gambhir as his knock of 212 within the third Check in Ranchi helped him advance 12 locations to 10th place within the ICC Check Participant Rankings.
Ajinkya Rahane’s knock of 116 in Ranchi has helped him equal his career-high rank of fifth place, achieved earlier in November 2016. He stays the third-best Indian batsman by way of Check rankings after Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara.
With Mayanka Agarwal in 18th place, India have completed the collection with 5 batsmen within the prime 20.
Rohit’s participant of the collection effort of 529 runs helped him make large strides from 44th place earlier than the collection. The ‘Hitman’ has held a career-high rating of second in ODIs (in February 2018) and seventh in T20Is (November 2018).
Kohli has been quantity one in every of three codecs whereas Gambhir has been on the prime in Assessments and T20Is and eighth in ODIs.
Quick bowlers Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav have ended the collection with their highest-ever score factors tally. Shami is on 751 factors and just one place under his career-best rating of 14th achieved in March 2018, whereas Yadav is on 624 factors, three under his better of 21st in July 2016.
For South Africa, George Linde has began in 104th place amongst batsmen after scores of 37 and 27 and 99th amongst bowlers after ending with 4 wickets.