The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday released the latest Test rankings. Indian Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has gained a lot in the latest ranking after his power-pack performance in the 4th Test against Australia. Let us tell you that Pant’s name was not included in the ODI and T20 squad. Even for the first match of the Test series, he was dropped, but he played brilliantly as soon as he got a chance.
Chasing the target of 328 runs, Pant scored unbeaten 89 runs on the 5th day to help India to a win at Gabba and win the series 2-1. At the same time, Rishabh Pant has jumped moved up to his career-best 13th position. He was ranked 26th before this match On the other hand, Joe Root, who scored a double century in the Gaul Test, also gained 6 places and reached the 5th position.
Virat Kohli moved down from 2nd spot to 4th:
Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who missed the last three Tests due to paternity leave, has slipped from second place to 4th. Meanwhile, Cheteshwar Pujara has gained and moved up to 7th position. Talking about Bowlers’ rankings, Josh Hazlewood, R Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah have gained one position each, while Mohammed Siraj also jumped 32 places to reach 45th position. However, R Ashwin has moved up one place in the all-rounders’ rankings.
Indian debutants gained a lot in the latest rankings:
Meanwhile, Shubman Gill also moved from 68th to the 47th position after scoring 91 on the 5th day at Gabba. Debutant Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur too have gained a lot after the wonderful performance on the Australian tour. Sundar moved to 82nd (batting) and 97th (bowling) positions, while Thakur currently in 113th position (batting) and 65th position (bowling).