The International Cricket Council has released the latest rankings of Test cricket. According to the latest ratings released by the ICC, the battle for the number one Test bowler has become interesting. In the third Test against Australia, Ashwin could only manage to take 4 wickets. After this there was a loss of 6 rating points in his ranking. He now holds the first position with England’s legendary swing bowler James Anderson with 859 rating points.
Nothing to separate between two quality bowlers 👊
The race for the top spot in the @MRFWorldwide ICC Men’s Test Bowling rankings is heating up 🔥
— ICC (@ICC) Mar 8, 2023
India’s legendary spinner R Ashwin He got four wickets in the third test played against Australia in Indore. After these four wickets, Ashwin suffered a loss in ratings point. Ashwin was earlier occupying the first position with 865 rating points. But after the third test, there was a loss of 6 rating points and he reached the first position with 859 rating points. The special thing is that apart from Ashwin, England’s veteran fast bowler James Anderson also has 859 rating points. In such a situation, the battle of number one test bowler has now become a tie.
In the top ten of the ICC Test Bowling Rankings, apart from Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah is at sixth position with 787 rating points and Ravindra Jadeja is at eighth position with 772 rating points.
Jadeja and Ashwin also have bats in the top ten all-rounders list of the latest Test rankings released by the ICC. In this list, India’s star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja occupies the first place with 445 rating points.