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ICC Test Rankings: Labuschagne climbs to top spot, Kohli slips to seventh

Indian captain Virat Kohli slipped a notch to be positioned seventh within the newest ICC rankings for Take a look at batters at the same time as Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne, using on his prolific Ashes kind, displaced England skipper Joe Root to change into the brand new world primary.

India’s Rohit Sharma remained static at fifth place.

Amongst bowlers, Ravichandran Ashwin continues to be in second place behind Australia skipper Pat Cummins.

Kohli, who performed the second Take a look at in opposition to New Zealand, was earlier positioned sixth and now with 756 factors is in seventh place.

Labuschagne has climbed to the highest of the ICC rankings for batters for the very first time after sensational performances within the two matches of the Ashes up to now.

With career-best 912 ranking factors, he went previous Root (897), who has dropped to the second spot.

Ranked fourth earlier than the sequence, Labuschagne rose two spots to No.2 after scoring 74 in Australia’s win within the Brisbane Take a look at. Within the second Take a look at at Adelaide, he scored 100 and fifty (103 and 51) as Australia routed England by 275 runs to go 2-0 up within the Ashes.

His teammate Mitchell Starc broke into the highest 10 for Take a look at bowlers after returning figures of 6/80 within the second Take a look at, which included a four-for within the first innings that helped scale back England to 236. He strikes as much as the ninth spot.

Within the Participant Rankings for T20Is, Pakistan captain Babar Azam reclaimed the highest spot within the record for batters after only one week of dropping it.

With scores of 0 and seven within the first two T20Is in opposition to the West Indies, Bazar dropped two spots to No.3 in final week’s rankings replace.

He got here roaring again and is now tied on the high of the rankings with Dawid Malan after an excellent 79 within the ultimate T20I that helped Pakistan full a clear sweep over West Indies.

His fellow opener Mohammad Rizwan, who has had an incredible 2021, capped the yr by climbing to No.3 in T20I batters’ rankings with career-best rankings of 798.

India’s new white ball vice-captain KL Rahul is finest positioned Indian at fifth place within the desk. There aren’t any Indian bowlers in high 10 T20 record.

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