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ICC Rankings: Ashwin Regains No 1 Spot Among Test Bowlers, Kohli 13th In Batting Charts

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Talismanic batter Virat Kohli moved seven places to 13th position after his Player of the Match performance against Australia in the fourth Test.

Elderly India incentive Ravichandran Ashwin’s superlative show in the fourth Test against Australia has helped him recapture the top spot among bowlers in the rearmost ICC Rankings issued on Wednesday.

Ashwin, who seized a haul of six for 91 in the drawn fourth Test and was the leading gate- taker in the Border- Gavaskar jewel with 25 raniums , is 10 standing points ahead of England seamer James Anderson.

Fellow Indian left- arm incentive Axar Patel climbed six places to 28 among bowlers. He also rose to the fourth spot in the all- rounder’s list led by Ashwin and Jadeja.

While leader Jasprit Bumrah, who’s recovering from a recreating back injury, dropped to number seven among bowlers.

Talismanic Indian batter Virat Kohli moved seven places to 13th position after his Player of the Match performance against Australia in the fourth Test.

The high- scoring match at Ahmedabad also saw nature Shubman Gill, who smashed a fine century, jump 17 places to 46th.

The injured Rishabh Pant (9th) and commander Rohit Sharma (10th) are the Indian batters in the top 10.

Australia nature Usman Khawaja and New Zealand batter Daryl Mitchell have also made notable earnings in the list.

Khawaja’s score of 180 in the drawn fourth Test against India in Ahmedabad has lifted him two spots to seventh position and to a career-stylish 815 standing points while Mitchell’s knocks of 102 and 81 in the grand palm over Sri Lanka in Christchurch has helped him reach a career-stylish eighth position as he touches the 800- point mark for the first time.

In the rearmost daily update that also considers performances in the alternate Test between South Africa and the West Indies in Johannesburg, Temba Bavuma’s match- winning 172 for the home side has lifted him 14 places to a career-stylish 15th position.

Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews is another one to move up the fur rankings, his scores of 47 and 115 taking him from 19th to 17th position.

In the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings, Bangladesh batter Najmul Hossain Shanto’s scores of 51, 46 not out and 47 not out not only won him the Player of the Series award at home against England but have also lifted him 68 places to 16th position.

In the ODI Rankings, Nepal batters Rohit Paudel( over four places to 55th) and Aasif Sheikh( over 16 places to 62nd) and leg- spin bowler Sandeep Lamichhane( over five places to 21st) are among those to progress owing to their performances in matches of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 in Kirtipur, Nepal. Know More Latest Cricket News…

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