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Virat Kohli in with a chance to upstage Steve Smith as best Test batsman

India Today – Steve Smith continues to lead the ICC rankings for Test batsmen four months after being banned for the ball-tampering controversy but there is finally hope he might be replaced by Virat Kohli when India’s five-Test series starts against England in Birmingham on Wednesday.

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  • Steve Smith continues to lead the ICC rankings for Test batsmen four months after being banned for the ball-tampering controversy but there is finally hope he might be replaced by Virat Kohli when India’s five-Test series starts against England in Birmingham on Wednesday.
  • This means Kohli, who trails Smith by only 26 points, has the opportunity to overtake the disgraced Australian star if he has a strong series in England.
  • READ – Virat Kohli will show British public why he is the best: Ravi ShastriSince India’s tour of England in 2014, Kohli has played 37 Tests in this period and scored 15 centuries, including six double hundreds.
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  • England pace ace James Anderson (892 points) leads the ICC Test rankings for bowlers.


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