Test Ranking: Indian star fast bowler has claimed first place in the Test ranking table

Jasprit Bumrah
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Test Ranking: Indian star fast bowler has claimed first place in the Test ranking table: India’s fast bowler has risen to the top of the Test bowling rankings for the first time, a result that has seen a teammate slip to third place.

The announcement that the Indian pacer has taken the top spot in the most recent ICC men’s Test bowler rankings has validated Jasprit Bumrah’s status as the greatest fast bowler in the world.

Bumrah reached the top spot for the first time on the back of his tremendous match figures of 9/91 during his team’s series-leveling 106-run win over England in the second Test in Vizag, an effort which saw the right-arm fast bowler take the lead. India’s first fast bowler to achieve top Test ranking.

ICC Men’s Test Bowling Rankings

Bumrah, who took nine wickets in the second Test, earned player of the match honors and climbed three places in the latest Test rankings for bowlers to overtake teammate Ravichandran Ashwin at the top spot.

Ashwin, who has held the premier ranking since March last year – managed just three wickets for India in the same match and dropped two places to third in the updated rankings for Test bowlers, while South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada Despite this, it has retained its second position. Sat out the Proteas Test series in New Zealand.

This is the first time that Bumrah has achieved the top ranking, the 30-year-old had never finished higher than third before despite taking a total of 10 five-wicket hauls in 34 Test matches for his country.

Two of these five-wicket hauls came in Test matches in 2024, with the India fast bowler taking figures of 6/61 against South Africa in Cape Town at the start of the year and then followed up with an equally impressive performance of 6/45 . His most recent appearance was against England.

The only other players from the Asian nation to have done it previously were Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, and Bishan Bedi. Bumrah is the fourth and first fast bowler from India to top the bowling charts.

Bumrah is not the only Indian player to surge in the latest ICC rankings, his teammate Yashasvi Jaiswal was also rewarded for his brilliant double century during the first innings of the Vizag Test with England.

Bowling Rankings

PosTeamPlayer NameRatingCareer Best Rating
1INDJasprit Bumrah881881 vs England, 2024
2SAKagiso Rabada851902 vs Australia, 2018
3INDRavichandran Ashwin841904 vs England, 2016
4AUSPat Cummins828914 vs England, 2019
5AUSJosh Hazlewood818864 vs India, 2017
6SLPrabath Jayasuriya783783 vs Afghanistan, 2024
7ENGJames Anderson780903 vs India, 2018
8AUSNathan Lyon746799 vs England, 2023
9INDRavindra Jadeja746899 vs Australia, 2017
10ENGOllie Robinson746820 vs New Zealand, 2023
11AUSMitchell Starc737807 vs New Zealand, 2019
12PAKShaheen Afridi733836 vs Sri Lanka, 2022
13NZTim Southee724839 vs India, 2021
14NZKyle Jamieson708836 vs England, 2022
15BANTaijul Islam706708 vs New Zealand, 2023

ICC Men’s Test Batting Rankings

Jaiswal helped set up the win with a career-best 209 at the start of the match and the youngster has climbed 37 places to 29th in the latest rankings for Test batsmen, while New Zealand veteran Kane Williamson remains at the top. Are walking.

Australia’s Steve Smith regains second place in the batsmen’s rankings, while England’s Joe Root slips to third, while compatriot Jack Crawley moves up eight places to 22nd after two innings of 70s against India. Reached the place.

Sri Lankan spinner Prabhat Jayasuriya jumped three places to sixth in the Test bowling ranks after taking eight wickets in the one-off Test against Afghanistan, while compatriot Asitha Fernando moved up seven places to 34th after taking six wickets in the same match. Reached the place.

England’s Ben Stokes (fourth) and India’s Axar Patel (fifth) jumped one place in the list of Test all-rounders after the Vizag Test, while there was little change in the latest ODI rankings following the conclusion of Australia’s home series against the West Indies.

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Batting ranking:

PosTeamPlayer NameRatingCareer Best Rating
1NZKane Williamson864919 vs Pakistan, 2021
2AUSSteve Smith818947 vs South Africa, 2018
3ENGJoe Root797923 vs India, 2022
4NZDaryl Mitchell786804 vs Bangladesh, 2023
5PAKBabar Azam768882 vs New Zealand, 2022
6AUSUsman Khawaja765847 vs England, 2023
7INDVirat Kohli760937 vs England, 2018
8ENGHarry Brook758773 vs Australia, 2023
9SLDimuth Karunaratne750783 vs Ireland, 2023
10AUSMarnus Labuschagne746937 vs West Indies, 2022
11AUSTravis Head741884 vs India, 2023

ICC Men’s Test All-Rounder Rankings

Spinner Adam Zampa has moved up one place to third in the latest ODI bowling rankings, behind his teammates Keshav Maharaj (1st) and Josh Hazlewood (2nd), while teammate Sean Abbott has moved up 35 places to 33rd. , who hit a six with the ball. Wicket.

All-Rounder Rankings

PosTeamPlayer NameRatingCareer Best Rating
1INDRavindra Jadeja416460 vs Australia, 2023
2INDRavichandran Ashwin326492 vs England, 2016
3BANShakib Al Hasan320489 vs Australia, 2017
4ENGBen Stokes295497 vs West Indies, 2020
5INDAxar Patel286316 vs Australia, 2023
6ENGJoe Root281313 vs India, 2024
7WIJason Holder270485 vs England, 2020
8SAMarco Jansen244268 vs India, 2023
9AUSPat Cummins234339 vs England, 2019
10WIKyle Mayers230258 vs Bangladesh, 2022
11AUSMitchell Starc222346 vs India, 2017

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