Young Indian wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant made a huge lead in the ICC Test Cricket Rankings for batsmen after climbing 21st in Sydney after scoring his second Test ton against Australia – 159 *. Pant's 17th place is the highest ranked ranking, along with an Indian stopper as well as Farooq Engineer, who did so in January 1973. India's wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has also achieved the top spot with 21-year-old 673 rating points. 662 points and the engineer has the next highest total of 619 points. Dhoni's highest Test ranking was 19th.
Pant, who made his maiden Test century against England at the Oval last year and went into the top-20 after only the ninth Test match, with two scores of 92 against the West Indies. The wicketkeeper of Delhi started the tour in 59th place and made rapid progress, scored 350 runs in a series, in which he also got 20 catches.
Cheteshwar Pujara, who scored 521 runs to win India's 2-1 series and claimed the player of the series award, is another batsman to get into the latest ranking update, which also performs in the second Test in the South Cape Town In Africa and Pakistan
Pujara got a place to reach third place, while all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (ranked 57th in six places) and Dhumundhar opener Mayank Agarwal (62nd in fifth place), by the end of a historic series win The team has other players.
Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav has achieved seven places to reach the career-best 45th position of 99 in the first innings of 99 in the first innings while Jaspreet Bumrah is 16th and Mohammed Shami has one The place is achieved. 22nd slot. Jadeja has gained one place to reach the fifth position in the bowlers and he has also brought West Indies captain Jason Holder to second place in all-rounders.
For Australia opener Marcus Harris, after scoring a magnificent 79 in the first innings, took 21 ratings points to get the best 69th place, while off-spinner Nathan Lyon is 13th from 13th position.
South Africa opener Eden Markram returned to the top 10 after his innings of 78 in Cape Town, reaching 10th with a seven-point lead. The middle-order batsman Tamba has gone for the first time (30 to 26th place) in the top 30 after his 75, while 103 in the first innings of Captain Faf du Plessis, raising him six places to 16th place Gave.
In SA bowlers, Vernon Philander has got a place to move to third place, while Duanna Olivier has continued to grow from 36th to 32nd.
For Pakistan, Asad Shafiq took advantage of five places to reach 24th position after the score of 20 and 88, while Babar Azam is only one place behind the rise of two places. Shan Masood has risen 22 places to career best 65, while Captain Sarfraj Ahmed has moved from 42nd to 37th.
After taking four wickets in the match, Shahid Afridi took 13 places to reach the 60th position of Pakistan's bowlers, which Pakistan defeated by nine wickets to take a decisive 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
MRF Tires There is no change in status or score for India in the ICC Test Team Rankings, while Australia has lost one point but remains at fifth position.
First published: January 8, 2019, 1:04 PM