The race to be named as the world’s top Test bowler is heating up, with the latest update of the ICC Men’s Test Bowling Rankings revealing a tie at the top between England’s James Anderson, India’s Ravichandran Ashwin and Australia’s Pat Cummins. There is competition. Anderson has equaled Ashwin, both now on 859 rating points, while Cummins’ rating has dropped to 849 points but is within striking distance of the top two. South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada has moved up three places to fourth after taking eight wickets in the Proteas’ win over the West Indies in the first Test at Centurion.
Under MS Dhoni – 109 wickets @ 28.77
Under Virat Kohli – 293 wickets @ 22.13
Under Rohit Sharma – 26 wickets @ 14.46
Under Ajinkya Rahane – 22 wickets @ 24.27
Under KL Rahul – 8 wickets @ 38.37
Under Virender Sehwag – 5 wickets @ 53.40
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Australia’s Nathan Lyon is another standout in the top 10, having moved up five places to ninth overall after taking 11 wickets in the third Test against India. Among Test batsmen, Australia’s Usman Khawaja has moved up two places to ninth, with South Africa’s Aiden Markram (up 21 places to 33rd) and West Indies’ Jermaine Blackwood (up 12 places to 35th) also among the first. Making significant progress after impressive performance. Examination
In the latest ODI player rankings, England’s Jason Roy has moved up five places to 12th in the batsmen’s list, while skipper Jos Buttler (up four places to 16th) and Dawid Malan (up 22 places) to 35th place) are also eyeing. , Bangladesh’s veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been in exceptional form, earning the player of the match award in the third and final match of the series against England. Shakib’s performances saw him improve in all ODI ranking categories, moving up five places to 27th among batsmen and two places to fifth among bowlers. He already holds the No. 1 ranking among ODI all-rounders.
These ICC rankings updates reflect the ongoing high-stakes battle in international cricket with players and teams striving for success at the highest level of the game. As the race for the top Test bowler continues, fans will be keenly watching to see who will emerge victorious, while in the ODI rankings, players look to build on their recent performances to climb the ranks and establish themselves among the world’s best. Looking forward to building.