Shaw, Pant take big leap in ICC Rankings

Indian players Umesh Yadav, Prithvi Shaw and Rishab Pant have gained some strong forward leaps in the latest ICC Test Rankings released by ICC following the conclusion of Test series between India and Windies.

Pant, Rahane put India in driving seat

India have just clean swept the Windies in the two match home Test series. In both games India had an upper hand while the visitors were completely clueless throughout the Test series.

Following the end of the two match Test series between both nations, ICC has releases the latest ICC Test rankings which brings more joy to the Indian youngsters who excelled in the series.

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The right handed opening batsman Prithvi Shaw, who made his debut in this series has finished the series with 60th place in the list for batsmen. He was on 73rd position before the second Test because of his maiden century in the debut game itself.

The left handed wicket keeper batsman Rishab Pant is sitting at 62nd position after back to back 92s in both Tests. The Delhi batsman has climbed 23 positions to reach this place.

Following the fresh faces, team’s vice captain has got 18th position, climbing 4 positions after his 80 runs in the first innings of second Test. While the skipper Virat Kohli stays on the top position comfortably.

On the list for bowlers Umesh Yadav has been awarded the 25th position after becoming only the third India fast bowler to claim a 10-wicket Test haul on home soil.

In the visitors camp, their captain Jason Holder takes his career best ninth position in the list for bowlers after the five wicket haul in Hyderabad. Simultaneously he takes 53rd position in the chart for batsmen.

Other players from the visiting side to advance in the rankings include Roston Chase, whose first innings century helped gain 10 slots and reach 31st position, and Shai Hope, who has gained five places to reach 35th position.

MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings (as of 15 October, after the Hyderabad Test)

1India116 (+1)
South Africa106
New Zealand102
Sri Lanka97
West Indies76 (-1)
10 Zimbabwe02
11 Afghanistan00
12 Ireland00


MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Ranking (as of 15 October, after the Hyderabad Test)

Batsmen Rankings:

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPointsAvgeHighest Rating
1( – )Virat KohliInd93554.57937 v Eng at Southampton 2018
2( – )Steve SmithAus91961.37947 v SA at Durban 2018
3( – )Kane WilliamsonNZ84750.35893 v Aus at Perth 2015
4( – )Joe RootEng83551.04917 v Aus at Trent Bridge 2015
5( – )David WarnerAus81248.2880 v NZ at Perth 2015
6( – )C. PujaraInd76549.54888 v SL at Nagpur 2017
7( – )D. KarunaratneSL754!37.28754 v SA at Colombo (SSC) 2018
8( – )D. ChandimalSL73344.96755 v Win at St Lucia 2018
9( – )Dean ElgarSA72441.05784 v Aus at Johannesburg 2018
10( – )Usman KhawajaAus71944.58747 v Pak at Sydney 2017


Bowlers Rankings:

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPointsAvgeHighest Rating
1( – )James AndersonEng89926.84903 v Ind at Lord’s 2018
2( – )Kagiso RabadaSA88221.71902 v Aus at Port Elizabeth 2018
3( – )Vernon PhilanderSA82621.54912 v Ind at Johannesburg 2013
4( – )Ravindra JadejaInd81223.5899 v Aus at Ranchi 2017
5( – )Trent BoultNZ79527.84825 v Eng at Lord’s 2015
6( – )Pat CumminsAus792*23.81800 v SA at Johannesburg 2018
7( – )Rangana HerathSL79127.95867 v Zim at Harare 2016
8( – )R. AshwinInd77725.44904 v Eng at Mumbai 2016
9(+4)Jason HolderWin766*!28.5766 v Ind at Hyderabad 2018
10(-1)Neil WagnerNZ76528.26785 v Win

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