Team India shines in ICC Test rankings, with 3 players including Jadeja in top-10
ICC Test Rankings: Three Indian players, who performed brilliantly against the Australian team in two Test matches of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, have made a quantum jump in the ICC Test rankings. Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin and Akshar Patel, who destroyed the Kangaroo team, have reached the top 10 in the list of all-rounders.
Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin and Akshar Patel, who played a big role in defeating the Australian team in the first two matches of the Border-Gavaskar Test series, have also put flags in the ICC Test rankings. For the first time in the list of all-rounders, Ravindra Jadeja has made a place, while Ashwin and Akshar Patel have also made a quantum jump. At the same time, Australia's captain Pat Cummins has suffered a loss. England's experienced fast bowler James Anderson has overtaken him to become the number one bowler. Anderson has topped the Men's Test Player Rankings for the sixth time in his career. 1 for the first time in May 2016 and was at the top in November 2018 before being overtaken by Kagiso Rabada of South Africa.
Let us tell you that at the age of 40, Anderson is the second bowler to reach the top. He is the oldest bowler ahead of him since Australian great Clarrie Grimmett in 1936 to hold the top ranking. Ashwin is second after Anderson with 864 rating points. While England fast bowler Anderson has 866 points. Cummins, who has been at the top since 2019, has moved to the third spot with 858 rating points.
England batsman Ollie Pope has moved up six places to 23rd, Harry Brook has moved up 12 places to 31st and Ben Duckett has moved up 13 places to 38th. This is the best ranking of his career. New Zealand's Tom Blundell and Devon Conway have moved up to 11th and 17th places respectively.
India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has moved up seven places to ninth position after taking 10 wickets in the second Test in Delhi. He has come in the top 10 for the first time since September 2019. His spin partner Ravichandran Ashwin has moved up to the second spot, while India's other spinner Akshar Patel has also moved up two places to 5th in the new Test rankings.