To become the Number 1 in ICC Test Rankings is not easy by any means and it is very special if you could hold on to the position in the rankings for a long time. Not many have had the luxury of getting to the top of the ICC rankings and these batsmen have outclassed the other batsmen to achieve the feat.
It requires different levels of hard work and consistency is the key to holding on to the position for a considerable period of time. With a note on that, here are 8 Indian batsmen to have become the number 1 in ICC Test rankings so far in history.
8 Indian Batsmen Who Became Number 1 In ICC Test Rankings:
Gundappa Viswanath was always known for his artistry with the bat and his elegance turned into performances led to becoming the number one position in the ICC test rankings. He was the first Indian batsman to get to the top of the ICC rankings and he was the best batsman in the 1975s until Sunil Gavaskar came into the limelight. Viswanath was one of the finest players to have played for the country.