Mayank Agarwal reached the top ten for the first time, while his captain Virat Kohli closed the gap with No. 1 Steve Smith in the latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen.
Agarwal, India’s Test opener, has reached 700 points while England allrounder Ben Stokes got to 704 points to reach ninth position, breaking into the top ten for the first time as well.
Agarwal has been in prime form, and scored 243, his second double-century in Test cricket, in the first Test against Bangladesh in Indore.
Kohli got to 928 points, just three away from leader Steve Smith.
Meanwhile, scored 136 in the day-night second Test in Kolkata as India swept the series 2-0.