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.
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.
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)
|8||West Indies||76 (-1)|
MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Ranking (as of 15 October, after the Hyderabad Test)
|1||( – )||Virat Kohli||Ind||935||54.57||937 v Eng at Southampton 2018|
|2||( – )||Steve Smith||Aus||919||61.37||947 v SA at Durban 2018|
|3||( – )||Kane Williamson||NZ||847||50.35||893 v Aus at Perth 2015|
|4||( – )||Joe Root||Eng||835||51.04||917 v Aus at Trent Bridge 2015|
|5||( – )||David Warner||Aus||812||48.2||880 v NZ at Perth 2015|
|6||( – )||C. Pujara||Ind||765||49.54||888 v SL at Nagpur 2017|
|7||( – )||D. Karunaratne||SL||754!||37.28||754 v SA at Colombo (SSC) 2018|
|8||( – )||D. Chandimal||SL||733||44.96||755 v Win at St Lucia 2018|
|9||( – )||Dean Elgar||SA||724||41.05||784 v Aus at Johannesburg 2018|
|10||( – )||Usman Khawaja||Aus||719||44.58||747 v Pak at Sydney 2017|
|1||( – )||James Anderson||Eng||899||26.84||903 v Ind at Lord’s 2018|
|2||( – )||Kagiso Rabada||SA||882||21.71||902 v Aus at Port Elizabeth 2018|
|3||( – )||Vernon Philander||SA||826||21.54||912 v Ind at Johannesburg 2013|
|4||( – )||Ravindra Jadeja||Ind||812||23.5||899 v Aus at Ranchi 2017|
|5||( – )||Trent Boult||NZ||795||27.84||825 v Eng at Lord’s 2015|
|6||( – )||Pat Cummins||Aus||792*||23.81||800 v SA at Johannesburg 2018|
|7||( – )||Rangana Herath||SL||791||27.95||867 v Zim at Harare 2016|
|8||( – )||R. Ashwin||Ind||777||25.44||904 v Eng at Mumbai 2016|
|9||(+4)||Jason Holder||Win||766*!||28.5||766 v Ind at Hyderabad 2018|
|10||(-1)||Neil Wagner||NZ||765||28.26||785 v Win|