Rishabh Pant reached the number one spot in the ICC Test ranking with a long leap:
Indian wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant has achieved a new peak in the fourth and final Test match against Australia, not only on the field but on the basis of his spectacular performance in the ICC Test batsmen rankings. Pant has achieved the highest ranking of his career in the ranking of Test batsmen.
In this ranking, the 21-year-old Indian batsman, Pant, has taken a long jump from 21 places to 17th.
Pant played magnificent innings of 159 in the first innings for India in the fourth Test at Sydney Cricket Ground. On this basis, he has been ranked 17th in Test batsmen and in this way, he has equated former Indian wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer.
This is the highest ranking jointly by an Indian wicketkeeper. Farokh got this ranking in the year 1973.
About other batsman:
Apart from this, Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, who scored 521 runs in the four-Test series against Australia, has secured third place in the rankings for Test batsmen.
Apart from this, all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja has jumped six places to be at 57th and Mayank Agarwal climbed five places to 62nd.
India’s spin bowler Kuldeep Yadav has achieved the highest career ranking of 45th in the rankings list. He has improved seven places in the ranking list. The match which is played in Sydney, he took 5 wickets for 99 runs.
Apart from this, Indian pace bowler Jaspreet Bumrah, who has taken the most wickets in this series, has moved up 16 places and
Mohammed Shami has moved up one spot to 22nd position.
Apart from this, Jadeja has achieved the fifth position in the bowlers and West Indies captain Jason Holder is in second place as a allrounder.
Marcus Harris, who scored 79 runs in the first innings for Australia in the Sydney Test, has jumped 21 places to become the highest ranked career batsman in the Test batsmen’s 69th position.
Apart from this, Nathan Lyon has gained a place in the 13th place in the bowlers.