Indian opener Rohit Sharma has been rewarded for his good show in whites, as he broke into top 10 of the ICC Test rankings for batsmen and achieved career-best number 8 spot by climbing up 7 places. He is the 2nd-highest ranked Indian Test batsmen after skipper Virat Kohli, who has retained his 5th spot. In the Test bowlers' rankings, Ravichandran Ashwin who recently joined the 400 wicket club in whites, jumped 4 spots to No. 3. Interestingly, he continues to be the only spinner in the top 10 bracket.