Williamson breaches 900 mark in Test rankings
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has breached the 900 rating points mark in the latest Test rankings revealed by the ICC for the batsmen.
International Cricket Council (ICC) has released the latest ICC Test Rankings following the conclusion of the Test series between Pakistan and New Zealand as well as the first Test between India and Australia.
New Zealand captain, Kane Williamson is the key figure in the latest rankings as the Kiwi batsman has entered 900 rating points club for the first time and became the first batsman to do so from his country following his knocks of 89 and 139 in Abu Dhabi to put New Zealand on course for a historic Test series win against Pakistan.
Henry Nicholls, who also scored a century in the same innings, has jumped eight places to break into the top 10 at No.9, while BJ Watling moved up four places to No.22. For Pakistan Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq shows significant rises to no.10 and no.21 positions respectively.
Coming to the Adelaide Test, Cheteshwar Pujara breaks into the top five on the list for batsmen after his match-turning scores of 123 and 71 in Adelaide and takes the four position. Ajinkya Rahane rises two spots to the 17th position after his knock of 70 in India’s second innings and knocks of 25 and 28 helped Rishabh Pant jumps seven places to No.59.
In the host side, Usman Khawaja slipped three spots to 13th, and Aaron Finch dropped to No.89. Shaun Marsh rises six places to 38th, Tim Paine four spots to No.55 and Travis Head a massive 17 places to No.80.
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