Yasir Shah slips to number five in the ICC Test rankings


Yasir Shah fell to number five in the ICC Test rankings after a lackluster show in the second Test match against England at Old Trafford meanwhile Indian off spinner Ravichandran has regained top spot in rankings as he led his team to victory over the Windies in the first Test match.

English duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad are slotted in at number second and third respectively while South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn is on number four.

In the batting rankings Steve Smith is still top of the pile while Joe Root and Alastair Cook have reaped the benefits of solid knocks to gain two and four places, respectively. Root’s 254 and 71 not out has taken him to second position while Cook’s 105 and 76 not out have helped him return to the top-10, in ninth position.

India captain Virat Kohli’s 200 at Antigua, which set the base for India’s biggest win outside Asia, has helped him move up two places to 12th place while opener Shikhar Dhawan has gained four places after a knock of 84.