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Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have made it a rare instance of two India bowlers topping the ICC Test rankings. This follows left-arm spinner Jadeja's maiden 10-wicket match haul against England in the Chennai Test which propelled him to the second position. 
Jadeja's performance earned him 66 points and brought him within eight points of star off-spinner Ashwin, who has already been occupying the number one position.This is just the second time the top two spots in the bowlers chart is occupied by India players. 
The pair has emulated left-arm spinner Bishan Singh Bedi and leg-spinner Bhagwath Chandrasekhar who were ranked one and two in 1974. 
In the all-rounders list, which is headed by Ashwin, Jadeja gained a place to reach his career-best third rank.In the Test Batsmen's list, while KL Rahul's knock of 199 in the final Test against England, helped him to reach a career-best 51st spot, Karun Nair's unbeaten 303 has lifted him 122 places to 55th position. 
The India team had ended the year as the No.1 ranked Test side after winning the five-Test series against England 4-0. India now have 120 points, 15 points ahead of second placed Australia.

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