Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara and R Ashwin managed to remain the best-placed Indians by keeping their place inside the top-10 of the batting and bowling charts respectively but slipped a rung each in the latest ICC rankings issued on Monday. (Match report)
Pujara was placed sixth in the batting list while Ashwin was eighth among the bowlers after the opening Test against New Zealand which India lost by 40 runs on Sunday. (Sangakkara ranked second)
Among other Indians, Virat Kohli remained steady at 11th in the batting rankings followed by Mahendra Singh Dhoni at the 33rd spot, a loss of five positions for the skipper.