ICC Test ratings – Babar Azam rises to No. 3 on Test batters’ desk, in sight of most sensible spot in all 3 codecs now

Babar Azam is recently the one batter within the most sensible 3 of the ICC ratings in each and every structure of global cricket, whilst Abdullah Shafique has scaled heights in the past handiest completed via two of Test cricket’s biggest batters.

Babar – the No. 1 batter in ODIs and T20Is – moved to No. 3 in Tests for the primary time in his 41-match profession in the newest replace of the ICC ratings. He has long gone previous Steven Smith after posting rankings of 119 and 55 within the first Test in opposition to Sri Lanka in Galle. Joe Root and Marnus Labuschagne stay one and two at the desk, with Rishabh Pant at No. 5.

Shafique, in the meantime, jumped 23 spots to No. 16 after his fourth-innings 160 earned Pakistan a win at the ultimate day of that Test. Shafique has now accumulated 720 runs in his first six Tests and is recently on 671 score issues, which has traditionally been crowned handiest via Sunil Gavaskar (692) and Don Bradman (687) after their first six Tests.

Shaheen Shah Afridi, too, climbed one spot to No. 3 at the Test bowlers’ desk at the again of his four-wicket haul within the first innings of the primary Test. He may be No. 3 amongst ODI bowlers.

Jayasuriya’s 21 wickets in his first two Tests – the joint-third-highest via any spinner after two Test suits – has taken him to the forty fourth place amongst Test bowlers. Jayasuriya’s 481 score issues may be the fourth-highest within the historical past of the ICC Test bowlers’ ratings for bowlers after two Tests. Only Narendra Hirwani (519) – the document holder for many Test wickets after two suits, Alec Bedser (500) and Bob Massie (494) have earned extra score issues, traditionally, after their first two Tests.

Chandimal’s rankings of 76 and an unbeaten 94 in Sri Lanka’s defeat in Galle driven him into the highest 20 of the batters’ desk. He now sits at No. 18. Kusal Mendis, now at No. 47, and Oshada Fernando, now at 58th, have additionally moved up.
In the ODI ratings, Quinton de Kock‘s unbeaten 92 within the washed-out ultimate ODI between England and South Africa has noticed him transfer two spots up, going previous each Virat Kohli (5th) and Rohit Sharma (6th) to the No. 4 place. Shikhar Dhawan has moved to joint thirteenth at the ODI batting ratings after his match-winning 97 within the first recreation in opposition to West Indies. Shreyas Iyer has additionally jumped 20 puts to No. 54 at the again of his dual fifties within the first two ODIs.
For West Indies, Shai Hope – who changed into the 10th participant to hit a century on their one centesimal ODI time out in the second one ODI – is now on the cusp of breaking into the highest ten, shifting 3 spots to No. 12. Alzarri Joseph has climbed to sixteenth within the ODI score for bowlers after selecting up two wickets apiece within the first two ODIs.
In the T20I ratings, the Ireland vs New Zealand three-match sequence has noticed Glenn Phillips transfer to joint twenty seventh amongst batters after his Player-of-the-Series efficiency. Lockie Ferguson moved as much as thirty fifth within the bowlers’ ratings, whilst Mark Adair (forty third) and Josh Little (forty fourth) additionally received.

Current most sensible 3 in each and every structure

Tests: 1 Joe Root, 2 Marnus Labuschagne, 3 Babar Azam.
ODIs: 1 Babar Azam, 2 Imam-ul-Haq, 3 Rassie van der Dussen.
T20Is: 1 Babar Azam, 2 Mohammad Rizwan, 3 Aiden Markram.

Tests: 1 Pat Cummins, 2 R Ashwin, 3 Shaheen Shah Afridi.
ODIs: 1 Trent Boult, 2 Jasprit Bumrah, 3 Shaheen Shah Afridi.
T20Is:1 Josh Hazlewood, 2 Adil Rashid, 3 Tabraiz Shamsi.

Tests: 1 Ravindra Jadeja, 2 R Ashwin, 3 Shakib Al Hasan.
ODIs: 1 Shakib Al Hasan, 2 Mohammad Nabi, 3 Rashid Khan.
T20Is: 1 Mohammad Nabi, 2 Shakib Al Hasan, 3 Moeen Ali.

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