Each month International Cricket Council (ICC) releases its rankings for the top test batsman in the world. Today we will review the list of the best batters in test cricket right now playing all around the world.
Top Batsman in Test Cricket Right Now
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1) Marnus Labuschagne
Marnus Labuschagne, a cricketer from Australia, is currently ranked 935th in the world. The player is a member of Australia’s national squad, and he also plays for Queensland in the Australian Football League. He also plays cricket for Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League and Glamorgan in the county game.
He is a player and an all-rounder who excels at batting. As of late, this cricketer has been making headlines for praising Sachin Tendulkar, the sport’s master blaster, by saying that he still enjoys viewing game films of Tendulkar batting. On the 18th of January, 2022, he performed at his best against England.
2) Joe Root
This England cricketer, whose full name is Joseph Edward Root and who has a batting average of 872, is also known as MBE. This cricketer is a member of the England one-day international team and plays for Yorkshire in the English domestic competition.
The cricketer was born in 1990, making him 31 years old as of just this minute. Right-handed cricketers bat with their right hands and bowl with their right arms off-break. In 2015, he performed at his best against Australia.
3) Kane Williamson
Captaining the New Zealand cricket team in all formats, this cricketer from the New Zealand International team has a scorecard or ranking of 862. Batsman and bowler Kane Williamson can play both roles at the same time.
Since his first-class debut in December 2007, he is one cricketer who has shown significant progress in his professional career.
4) Steve Smith
Steven Peter Devereux Smith, a former captain of the Austrian national cricket team and a member of the Australian International Cricket team, has a scorecard or ranking of 845. At the age of 32, he is a professional cricketer for the country.
A right-handed batsman, Steve Smith bowls right-arm leg spin. He was also a member of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) side in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
5) Travis Head
This Australian cricketer, who was born in 1993 and currently plays for the Australian International squad, has a scorecard or ranking of 773 and a left-handed batting style. He is currently 28 years old. In 2018, Travis Head made his test cricket debut when Australia faced Pakistan in a one-day international match.
6) Rohit Sharma
The ICC has given Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma a ranking of 773, which is the same as Travis’s hat on this page.
Rohit Gurunath Sharma is the cricketer’s full name. A member of the Indian national cricket team in both one-day and limited-overs formats, he also serves as the team’s captain and vice-captain.
The cricketer was born in 1987, making him 34 years old at the time of this writing. He bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off-break.
7) Virat Kohli
He was born in 1988 and served as captain of the Indian national cricket team. Last year, he got caught in the controversy of being ruled out of the captaincy of India’s cricket team by the country’s regulatory body, the BCCI.
Former Indian National Team captain Virat Kohli is unquestionably the best of his generation of cricketers. According to his detractors, he’s also one of the greatest batsmen in the history of limited-overs cricket.
Additionally, he is considered the most contentious player due to his combative style of play. However, we feel cricket is a game for the passionate, and where there is emotion, there will be a certain amount of violence as well.
He also plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League and for Delhi Capitals in domestic cricket. A rating of 767 from the International Cricket Council (ICC) lists the top 10 test batters.
8) Dimuth Karunaratne
Dimuth Karunaratne, a cricketer for Sri Lanka’s national side who holds the title of captain, has an ICC board score of 754.
As a left-handed batsman, he is a red-ball specialist who represented Sri Lanka at the age of 33 in both tests and one-day internationals and has previously served as the team’s ODI captain.
9) Babar Azam
In all formats, this Pakistani cricketer from Lahore, Pakistan, has a score of 750 to his credit for captaining the Pakistan national team. It is believed that Babar Azam was born in Lahore, Pakistan, and plays right-handed for the Karachi Kings.
10) Tom Latham
Tom Latham, a test cricketer from England, is currently ranked as the 10th best batsman in the world by the International Cricket Council (ICC). All-rounder Thomas William Maxwell Latham is a New Zealand cricketer.
Additionally, he is the team’s vice-captain for tests and one-day internationals (ODI). A left-handed batsman, he made his professional cricket debut in 2012 and has since gone on to be a major success.
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