ICC Test ranking:Steve Smith dethrones Kohli to reach top spot
Australia's batsman Steve Smith dethroned Virat Kohli to reach the top spot in the international Cricket Council's latest released Test ranking on Wednesday.
This is the eighth time that Smith has reached the top spot in test rankings after first occupying the top position in June 2015.
The 30 year old Smith currently has 911 points while Indian skipper Kohli is placed on the second position with 906 points.
Kohli managed to garner only 21 runs in the first Test against New Zealand in Wellington.India suffered a10 wickets loss at the hands of BlackCaps.
Kane Williamson moved one position and reached third place in the Test ranking.
Australia's fast bowler Pat Cummins retained the top spot in ICc Test bowling rankings.