Ashwin retains second spot in ICC Test bowlers ranking, no Indian batsman in top 10

PTI, May, 22 2016

Dubai: Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has managed to retain his second spot in the lastest ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers issued on Sunday, while no Indian features in the top 10 batsmen list.

Ashwin (871) trails England's Stuart Broad (872) by just a point while another Englishman James Anderson has returned to the top three following his 10-wicket haul at Headingley against Sri Lanka to leapfrog Yasir Shah of Pakistan and South Africa's Dale Steyn. Anderson earned 49 points for his performance, which has put him on a career-high 854 points.

File photo of R Ashwin. AFP

File photo of R Ashwin. AFP

The ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen was being headed by Australia captain Steven Smith (925), followed by England's Joe Root (876), New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson (868), South Africa's Hashim Amla (860) and veteran Pakistan batsman Younus Khan (826).

Besides, Ashwin continues to head the Test all-rounders' ranking with 406 points. Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan is second ahead of England's Broad.

Published Date: May 22, 2016 | Updated Date: May 22, 2016



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4579 114
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115