No Pakistani batsmen or Bowler included in Top 10, ICC Test Ranking
There are no Pakistani batsmen in the top ten in the latest UPDATE of the MRF ICC Test Player Rankings released on Tuesday.
ICC Top 10 Batsmen Test Ranking:
Following the conclusion of the Edgbaston Test, Steve Smith of Australia has won a place to reach third place among the top batmen. While spinner Nathan Lyon and fast-bowling player Pat Cummins are among the others who win in the RANKING of MRF Tires ICC Test players after the Edgbaston Test.
Smith’s 144runs and 142runs earned him the Man of the Match award and the previously highest-ranked batsman is again above the 900-point mark along with table leader Virat Kohli (922) and Kane Williamson (913), having started the Test match in fourth place and with 857 points.
Pakistan’s Babar Azam secures number 18 position with 658points.
Lyon’s nine wickets in the match have raised him six places to 13th place among bowlers. While Pat Cummins has consolidated his top position with a seven-wicket that helped him reach the top 898 qualifying points of his career’s third-best for a Bowler from Australia. In the last 50 years after Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne.
Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes (From England) are in 69th and 70th places on the batting list after winning 1 and 11 points, respectively.
Rory Burns’ opening 133runs in the first innings has helped him climb 25 places to a career-best position.
ICC Bowling Test Ranking
Fast-bowler Stuart Broad, who completed 100 test wickets against Australia during the match, won two spots to reach 16th place. While Woakes advanced four spots to take the 29th spot after earning four wickets in the Party. Woakes has also overtaken compatriot Moeen Ali to reach ninth place among all.
Mohammad Abbas of Pakistan, who played his last test against South Africa in Johannesburg in January, is ranked no.9 in the 770-point in ICC bowler Test ranking.