Steve Smith remains ahead of Virat Kohli and maintains his 1st position in ICC Test Rankings

Australia batsman and former skipper Steve Smith and pace spearhead Pat Cummins have maintained their positions at the top of the ICC Test Player Rankings after the Ashes, which ends with a 135-run victory for England on Sunday as the five-match series ended in a 2-2 draw.

Steve Smith’s scores of 80 and 23 which have helped him remain 34 points ahead of Virat Kohli with 937 rating points.

Pat Cummins too is well clear of other bowlers as he is ahead of 57 points over second-placed south African bowler Kagiso Rabada after finishing as the top wicket-taker with 29 scalps.