Test Rating: Younus consolidates 6th position
New Test rating shows no changes in Pakistani player’s positions. Veteran Younus Khan firmly clinches 6th position, while leg spinner Yasir shah is at number 4.
According to details, ICC’s latest ranking shows Younus Khan retaining his 6th position, Steven Smith is at the top, AB de Villiers at number 2 and J.E Root at 3rd position respectively. For the first time Indian player Cheteshwar Pujara succeeds in taking position amongst the top 20. Pujara while Playing against Sri Lanka in the 3rd test came at 20th position through a single 4 step leap by scoring a 145 not out. Capt Kohli despite making his team win slipped to 11th position losing a step.
Rohit Sharma improved 2 positions to reach 48th position, Ashwin came up 5 positions to grab 50th position, Amit Mishra took a quick jump of 56 steps to reach 91th position. Sri Lanka’s Dimuth Karunaratne lost 6 positions and went down to 38th. In bowling D.W Steyn retains his title reigning at the top, Stewart Broad is at number 2, Trent Bolt at 3 and Pakistani leg spinner Yasir Shah is at 4th position.
James Enderson at 5th, Mitchell Johnson 6th, V.D Philander 7th, Ashwin 8th, Rangana Herath 9th and Tim Southee at 10th position, Ishant after improving 3 steps is at 18th position, similar improvement made by Sri Lankan pacer Dhammika Prasad brings him to 22nd position, Nuwan Pradeep improves 12 steps to reach 57th position. Among the all rounders, cricketer Shakib al Hassan of Bangladesh remains at the top, while Ashwin at number 2 and Philander at number 3 position.