Indian cricket team Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indian batsman at the fourth position even as Cheteshwar Pujara rose a rung to sixth in the latest ICC Test rankings released on Saturday. Meanwhile, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson - 919 points - continued to lead the batting charts, with the Australian duo of Steve Smith - 891 points - and Marnus Labuschagne - 878 points - rounding up the top three. England skipper Joe Root - 823 points, who was adjudged the Player of the Series in the recently-concluded two-match rubber versus Sri Lanka, retained the fifth spot. <p></p> <p></p>Apart from Kohli - 862 points - and Pujara - 760 points, Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane - 748 points - is the other Indian batsman in the top-10, hanging on to the eighth spot. Pujara moved up one place to sixth, while wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and star opener Rohit Sharma remained static on the 13th and 18th spots respectively. <p></p> <p></p>Other than this, former Pakistan captain Azhar Ali also break into the top 15 with scores of 51 and 31* in the first Test in Karachi. Pakistan beat South Africa by seven wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the series. Newly-appointed skipper Babar Azam dropped to the seventh position - 755 points - after an average outing in the Karachi Test. <p></p> <p></p>Among the bowlers, veteran spinner Ravichandran Ashwin - 760 points - and pace ace Jasprit Bumrah - 757 points - retained their eighth and ninth spots respectively. <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en">Significant changes in the latest <a href="https://twitter.com/MRFWorldwide?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@MRFWorldwide</a> ICC Test Player Rankings for batting &#x1f3cf; <p></p> <p></p>Full list: <a href="https://t.co/gDnVaiQl0W">https://t.co/gDnVaiQl0W</a> <a href="https://t.co/PPRDZKvuMp">pic.twitter.com/PPRDZKvuMp</a></p> <p></p> ICC (@ICC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ICC/status/1355430540367814657?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 30, 2021</a></blockquote> <p></p> <p></p>Pat Cummins - 908 points - dominates the chart followed by England pacer Stuart Broad - 839 points - and New Zealand's Neil Wagner - 835 points. Ravindra Jadeja - 419 points - and Ashwin - 281 points - also retained third and sixth place, respectively, in the all-rounders' list led by England's Ben Stokes (427). <p></p> <p></p>In the all-rounder's tally - Ben Stokes continues to dominate the proceedings with 427 points. He is followed by West Indies captain Jason Holder - 423 points - and India's premier player Ravindra Jadeja - 419 points. Shakib Al Hasan - 366 points - and Kyle Jamieson - 293 points - round the top-five list.