Ashwin Outshines Teammate to Reclaim No.1 Spot

Ashwin Reclaims No.1 Spot

Ashwin Outshines Teammate to Reclaim No.1 Spot

India’s seasoned right-arm bowler, Ashwin, delivered a stellar performance in the Dharamsala Test against England. His four-wicket haul in the first innings and a 36th five-wicket haul in the second innings led India to a commanding victory in the final Test of the series.

Ashwin’s achievement of playing 100 Test matches for India places him as the 14th man to reach this milestone. More details can be found here.

Ashwin’s impressive performance helped him surpass Bumrah to reclaim the top spot in the Test bowlers’ rankings. This marks the sixth time Ashwin has secured the top spot, with his first stint dating back to December 2015.

Meanwhile, Ashwin’s teammate, Kuldeep Yadav, jumped 15 places to 16th overall on the latest Test rankings for bowlers following his seven-wicket haul and Player of the Match performance against England. Kiwi Matt Henry also moved up six spots to 12th, surpassing the 700-point mark for the first time.

Men’s Test Bowler Rankings

Indian batters Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, and Yashasvi Jaiswal also had a successful run in the Dharamsala Test, earning them significant points in the rankings. Rohit Sharma now stands at sixth place, just 108 rating points behind No.1 ranked Test batter Kane Williamson. Jaiswal and Gill also reached new career-best ratings.

Men’s Test Batting Rankings

On the international front, Australia’s Steve Smith dropped to fifth following a pair of failures in the second Test against New Zealand. Pakistan’s Babar Azam and Kiwi batter Daryl Mitchell moved up to share third place behind Williamson and England’s Joe Root.

India’s Ravindra Jadeja continues to lead the Test all-rounders’ rankings, with Australia’s Pat Cummins and Kiwi Matt Henry making significant strides.

Men’s Test All-Rounder Rankings

In the ODI rankings, Ireland’s Harry Tector broke the dominance of Pakistan and India players following his impressive series against Afghanistan. Tector now stands at fourth place, just one rating point behind India’s Virat Kohli.

Men’s ODI Batting Rankings

Afghanistan’s Ibrahim Zadran and Rahmanullah Gurbaz also made significant progress in the ODI rankings for batters. Meanwhile, Fazalhaq Farooqi made a notable jump in the ODI rankings for bowlers.

Men’s ODI Bowling Rankings