1. Virat Kohli:
The dashing Delhi batsman has scored 640 runs in 4 matches which is third highest, in a series, by any Indian batsman after Sunil Gavaskar. He remained unbeaten twice in the 7 innings he has batted.
The 28-year-old averages whopping 128.00 in the series with 235 his highest individual score in the series.
An incredible batting performance from the Indian skipper him to a career best at No. 2 in the ICC Test rankings. He has slammed 2 tons and 2 half centuries in the series so far.
2. Joe Root:
The right-handed England batsman has scored 397 runs so far in the series. Root averages 49.62 in the series and has slammed a ton against India in the rubber. He has also slammed three fifties in the series.
He may not have performed as per the expectations but his gritty 70+ knock at Wankhede would inspire him to play a big knock at Chennai to end the year at a higher note.
3. Cheteshwar Pujara
Pujara is the second highest scorer for India in the series after skipper Kohli and third overall. He has accumulated 385 runs in 4 Tests. The Rajkot batsman slammed a ton (124) in the opening Test against England in front of his home crowd.
Later at Vizag, the right-handed batsman slammed his second Test ton of the series.
Pujara averages 55.00 in the series and has been always in good nick against English bowlers.
4. Murali Vijay:
The right-handed opening batsman from India made it to the top 5 after slamming second ton of the series.
The Tamil Nadu opener slammed brilliant 136 at Wankhede as India went on piling runs against England.
With 328 runs in 4 Tests, Vijay averages 46.85 in the series.
5. Ben Stokes:
The aggressive England all-rounder started the series against India in great form. The New Zealand-born cricketer has contributed for his side in every department of the game.
With 316 runs in 4 Tests, he has become fifth highest run-getter in the ongoing series. Stokes averages 45.14 in the series with 128 his highest score.