Indian Star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has made it to the top of ICC Test all-rounders rankings. He is currently providing his all-around services against New Zealand in the WTC finals. Jadeja dethroned West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder who was at 384 rating points to become the new number 1.
Jadeja now has 386 rating points in his bag making him the top all-rounder in the world. He is followed by Jason holder (384 rating points ), Ben Stokes (377 rating points ), and another Indian Ravichandran Ashwin who is at 353 rating points.
The 32-year-old Jadeja is also ranked 16th in the men’s Test bowlers rankings. He is above his Test bowling comrades Ishant Sharma and Mohammad Shami in the list.
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The Men’s Test Bowling Rankings continue to be ruled by Aussie Pat Cummins who is sitting at the top with 908 rating points followed by Indian Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin who has 850 rating points. This list also continues to be dominated by Australians as there is a total of 3 kangaroo bowlers on the list including Cummins, Josh Hazelwood (816 rating points ), and Mitchell Starc (744 rating points).
Steve Smith continue to dominate ICC Test Rankings for batsmen
Speaking of the batting chart, Australian batting sensation Steve Smith continues to lead the chart with 891 rating points followed by New Zealand’s Kane Williamson who is currently leading his side against India in the first-ever World Test Championship final at Ageas Bowl, Southampton. Williamson currently has 886 rating points and was the number one ranked Test batsman until last week’s rankings were released.
Australian Marnus Labuschagne ( 878 rating points ) continues to be at third spot followed by Indian skipper Virat Kohli with 814 rating points and Red ball England skipper Joe Root with 797 rating points. This makes 3 Australians including Smith, Labuschagne, Warner, and 3 Indians including Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma in the top 10 Test batsmen list.
South Africa’s Quinton de Kock made a significant jump to enter the top 10 rankings. Following his superlative effort in the series against West Indies, the Proteas cricketer has leapfrogged Babar Azam. De Kock is currently at no. 10 spots with 717 rating points and Babar Azam is at the 11th spot with 714 points.
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