DubaiIndia’s Ravindra Jadeja has moved up one place to the second position in the all-rounders’ Test rankings. Only West Indies’ Jason Holder is ahead of him. Jadeja had scored a half-century in the first Test against New Zealand in the drawn at Kanpur and also took five wickets.
Jadeja has moved up to 19th place in the bowlers’ rankings. At the same time, Shaheen Shah Afridi, who led Pakistan to an eight-wicket victory with five wickets in the first Test against Bangladesh, has reached the top five in the ICC Test bowling rankings for the first time.
Afridi, who took seven wickets in this match, has moved up to fifth place, leaving behind James Anderson of England, Kagiso Rabada of South Africa and Neil Wagner of New Zealand. The three players that Afridi has left behind have a chance to get ahead again.
If Wagner plays in the second Test against India, he will have this opportunity. Anderson, on the other hand, may move ahead in the Ashes series starting next week, while South Africa’s Rabada may advance again in the home series against India. Hasan Ali jumped five places with Afridi to 11th position. have reached. Hasan took a total of seven wickets including five wickets in the innings in the first Test against Bangladesh.
Kyle Jamieson, who performed well in the first Test against India, has moved up to ninth place. Tim Southee, on the other hand, is in third place, just one rating point behind second-ranked Ravichandran Ashwin. Australia’s new captain Pat Cummins is at the first place in the bowlers’ rankings.
Among the batsmen, Tom Latham and Dimuth Karunaratne have improved the rankings with excellent performances in the Kanpur Test and the Galle Test. His innings of 95 and 52 in the first Test against India saw Latham jump five places to the ninth position. On the other hand, Sri Lankan captain Karunaratne has reached the seventh position in the rankings after scoring 147 and 83 runs against the West Indies.(talk)