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Holder becomes no.1 Test all-rounder in ICC Rankings


Windies Test captain Jason Holder has became the new no.1 Test all-rounder in the latest ICC Test Rankings revealed by International Cricket Council. 

Barbados lads Chase (8/60) and Holder (202*) starred in Bridgetown Test. ©Getty Images

Recently two Test matches have been completed in the form of Windies vs England and Australia vs Sri Lanka. Among the four teams Windies and England tasted the victories.

Not only the victories but also both teams have tasted somthing special in the latest ICC Test Rankings revealed by International Cricket Council following the two Tests.

Windies captain Jason Holder is the talk of the town following his double century against England in the first Test at Barbados. Holder had a great all-around Test match as player as well as a captain.

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The skipper has became the newno.1 Test all rounder in the ICC Test Rankings. That meant he leapfrogged Shakib Al Hasan and Ravindra Jadeja to the top spot. He also rose sharply in the batting rankings, by a remarkable 25 spots, and now sits comfortably at No.33.

At the same time Dowrich has climbed up to the 47th position with his century whilr Shimron Hetmyer has taken the 40th position. Kemar Roach, who took 5/17 in England’s first innings, climbed five places to No.20 while Chase shot up 14 places to No.14 after his excellent 8/60 in the second innings.

Simultaneously Australian players have also taken some leaps in the rankings after a huge win over Sri Lanka at Gabba, Brisbane within three days. Pat Cummins, the star at Gabba has climbed up to the third position in the table for the bowlers.

Jhye Richardson, who was handed his first baggy green in that match, also made an impressive entry at No.80 after claiming match figures 5/45. In the batting department Marnus Labuschagne made the biggest leap, moving 21 places to No.84, while Travis Head rose 17 places to No.43.

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