Jasprit Bumrah is the first Indian fast bowler to top the ICC Test rankings.

Jasprit Bumrah He has become the first Indian fast bowler to top the ICC men's Test bowling rankings after his outstanding performance in the second match of the ICC World Test Championship series against England in Visakhapatnam.

The 30-year-old took nine wickets in the match to help him overtake Pat Cummins, Kagiso Rabada and Ravichandran Ashwin, making him the fourth player from his country to hold the number one spot after spinner Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Bishan Singh Bedi. Are.

Bumrah, who was named player of the match after helping India level the five-match series with a 106-run win, ended Ashwin's 11-month long reign. Bumrah now has 881 rating points, while Ashwin (904) and Jadeja (899) are the only Indian bowlers to have collected more rating points. In March 2017, Ashwin and Jadeja also had the unique distinction of jointly being at the top position.

Left arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav has moved up four places to 45th position. In the batting rankings, left-handed opener Yashasvi Jaiswal moved up 37 places to 29th position after scoring a brilliant double century in the first innings and Shubman Gill moved up 14 places to a career-best 38th position after scoring a century in the second innings. .

England opener Jack Crawley is the second player to gain after the Visakhapatnam Test, moving up eight places to a career-best 22nd position after scores of 76 and 73.

Newbie leg spinner Rehan Ahmed has moved up 14 places to 70th, while Tom Hartley, who became the second England player to score at least 50 runs and take five wickets in his first two Tests, has moved up in both lists – from 103rd. Up from 95th in batting rankings and from 63rd to 53rd in bowling rankings.

In the latest weekly update, which also takes into account performances in the one-off Test between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan in Colombo, left-arm spinner Prabhat Jayasuriya moved up three places to a career-best sixth position after helping him take eight wickets in the match. went. The home team won by 10 wickets.

Asitha Fernando (up seven places to 34th) and Vishwa Fernando (up nine places to 51st) are the other Sri Lankan bowlers to move up, while Angelo Mathews (up four places to 24th) moves up in the batting rankings after top-scoring in the match. Have increased. With 141.

From the Afghanistan team, Ibrahim Zadran has moved up 17 places to 54th after a struggling knock of 114 in the second innings, while Rahmat Shah (up 16 places to 66th) and Noor Ali Zadran (entering the rankings at 92nd) are some of the best. Other notable activities are:

In the men's ODI rankings, Australia's leg spinner Adam Zampa is up one place to third and fast bowler Sean Abbott is joint 33rd, up 35 places after taking six wickets in the three-match series against the West Indies last week.

West Indies left-arm spinner Gudakesh Moti has improved his ranking from 61st to 54th after taking four wickets in the series.

ICC test batsmen rankings

Situation players Team rating
1 kane williamson new zealand 864
2 steve smith Australia 818
3 Joe Root England 797
4 darryl mitchell new zealand 786
5 Babar Azam Pakistan 768
6 Usman Khawaja Australia 765
7 Virat Kohli India 760
8 harry brook England 758
9 Dimuth Karunaratne Sri Lanka 750
10 marnus labuschagne Australia 746

icc test bowler ranking

Situation

players

Team

rating

1

Jasprit Bumrah

India

881

2

Kagiso Rabada

South Africa

851

3

Ravichandran Ashwin

India

841

4

pat cummins

Australia

828

5

Josh Hazlewood

Australia

818

6

Prabhat Jayasuriya

Sri Lanka

783

7

james anderson

England

780

8

nathan lyon

Australia

746

8

Ravindra Jadeja

India

746

8

ollie robinson

England

746

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