News – Kagiso Rabada’s third 10-wicket haul has helped him grab career-best third position on ICC Test ranking for bowlers, it was confirmed on Wednesday (October 11). Rabada’s rise meant R Ashwin slipped one spot to fourth while Rangana Herath moved to the fifth position.
On the top James Anderson leading the chart with 896 points followed by Ravindra Jadeja, who is just 12 points behind the England pacer. In rankings for batsmen, there were no changes in Top 5 – Steve Smith, Joe Root, Kane Williamson, Cheteshwar Pujara and David Warner – holding their respective positions. Virat Kohli continues to be on the sixth spot ahead of Hashim Amla, who struck two centuries in the two-match series against Bangladesh at home.