Dimuth Karunaratne ranked 8 in the ICC Test Rankings for batsmen


Latest ICC Test Batsman Ranking states Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne, has broken into the top 10, climbing four spots to No.8, the highest he has been in his seven-year Test career.

Dimuth Karunaratn’s brilliant 122 in the first Test helped his team claim a six-wicket win over New Zealand. Meanwhile, Angelo Mathews has moved up to 14th position in the ranking after his half-century and an unbeaten knock in the second innings against New Zealand.

Steve Smith, who followed up his twin tons at Edgbaston with a 92 at Lord’s in the second Ashes Test, has reclaimed the No.2 spot in the ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen. Virat Kohli remains the top Test Batsman with 922 points, just 9 points higher than Steve Smith.