The evolution of Rohit Sharma after promoting as an opener in Test cricket is phenomenal. Since 2019, Rohit Sharma has been evolved as the most trusted batsman in the longer format. Earlier, many pointed fingers at him for losing his wicket so cheaply.
As an opener, he has been doing his role consistently facing many balls to turn the ball old and make the task easy for the middle-order. After Lord’s Test, he has been entered into ICC TOP 10 Test batsmen list and held 6th rank.
With the umpire’ poor decision, Rohit who has been playing brilliantly in the second innings of the third Test match has gone to the Pavillion. ICC has announced new rankings. In that, Rohit surpassed Virat Kohli and entered into TOP 5, which was his career-best. Kohli falls to the sixth spot. Rohit Sharma was ranked 54th in 2019 October and 2 years later, he enters into top 5 for the first time in the ICC Test batsman ranking and also become the highest-ranked opener.
England Captain moves to the top spot for his brilliant century. He has been performing consistently in this series. Indian speedster Jasprit Bumrah seals tenth spot in ICC Top 10 Test bowlers ranking.