Leading Indian pacemaker Jasprit Bumrah achieved one place in the latest rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Bumrah climbed one place to reach the ninth position on the bowlers’ rankings after his match-winning performance in the second innings of the recently concluded fourth test against England at Kennington Oval in London.
On the final day of the Test, Bumrah achieved a game-changing period of reverse swing, with the valued scalp of Ollie Pous and Jonny Bairstow, which sent momentum into India’s favor while the visitors finally defeated the Joe Root team by 157 runs to lead 2-1 in the five-match series.
Indian turner Ravichandran Ashwin, who has yet to have the chance to show his magic in the ongoing Test series against England, retained his second place in the rankings of the bowlers under the guidance of the Australian pass feeling. Pat Cummins.
Ashwin takes second place after his excellent home series against the English team, followed by his final tournament of the World Test Championship (WTC) against New Zealand. Ashwin completed the first cycle of the WTC as the leading wicketkeeper (71).
Among the all-rounder England play Chris Woakes, who made a remarkable comeback in the fourth Test against India, who excelled with both the bat and the ball, advanced to the rankings. Despite England losing the match, Woakes was a top performer for the hosts, taking seven wickets and scoring an important half-century. Woakes scored two places to finish ninth.
↗️ Woakes tops the top 10 in the all-rounder list
↗️ Bumrah climbs to a place on the bowlers’ rankings
– ICC (@ICC) 8 September 2021
On the batting list, the top 10 were the same, with each player retaining his positions. English captain Joe Root is at the top with 903 rating points, followed by Kane Williamson, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.