Ashwin strikes as much as seventh spot in ICC rankings



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28 Nov 2018, 16:49 IST

Dubai, Nov 28 (PTI) India-off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has gained a spot to be seventh within the newest ICC bowlers’ rankings.

India captain Virat Kohli has maintained his primary place within the batsmen rankings forward of the four-Check collection towards Australia starting December 6.

Amongst different groups, Jonny Bairstow of England, Bangladesh’s Mominul Haque and Yasir Shah of Pakistan have made spectacular positive factors following their contributions of their sides’ convincing victories earlier this week.

Bairstow’s 110 and 15 was the cornerstone of England’s 42-run victory over Sri Lanka in Colombo, which gave the guests a 3-Zero collection win.

Mominul scored 120 and 12 as Bangladesh defeated the Windies by 64 runs in Chittagong for his or her maiden win over the Caribbean facet, and Yasir recorded match figures of 14 for 184 as Pakistan bounced again in Dubai to stage the collection with New Zealand following an innings-and-16-run victory.

These performances not solely earned the three gamers the match awards, but in addition mirrored within the newest participant rankings, which have been launched Wednesday morning.

Bairstow has returned to the top-20 in 16th place after rising six locations, Mominul is now simply exterior the top-20 in 24th place after shifting up 11 locations and Yasir is again within the top-10 in 10th place after leaping 9 locations.

Quite a lot of different gamers have improved their rankings, following spectacular performances within the just-concluded Assessments.

Within the batting desk, which Kohli continues to steer, Azhar Ali has moved up three locations to 12th, Kusal Mendis is 20th (up by eight locations), Ben Stokes is 31st (up by 5 locations), Roshen Silva is 48th (up by 5 locations) and Shane Dowrich is 58th (up by seven locations).

New Zealand’s Henry Nicholls leads the pack of batsmen who’ve achieved career-high rankings.

Nicholls is now ranked 17th (up by three locations), Jos Buttler is 18th (up by three locations), Haris Sohail is 38th (up by 33 locations), Babar Azam is 39th (up by 24 locations) and Ben Foakes is 50th (up by 4 locations).

Within the bowlers’ desk, Kagiso Rabada has turn out to be the number-one bowler after England’s James Anderson misplaced one per cent of his factors for lacking the Colombo Check. This meant Anderson misplaced 9 factors and has now dropped eight factors behind the South Africa quick bowler


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