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Ravindra Jadeja Retains No.1 Spot In ICC Rankings, R Ashwin Follows Him As The All-rounder
By CricShots - Feb 22, 2023 4:45 pm
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In the first couple of Tests of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023, the Australian team failed to find a solution for India’s Ravindra Jadeja. The same happened in the year 2017 when Jadeja scalped 25 wickets in the Test series against Australia. In the ICC rankings, Ravindra Jadeja has retained his no.1 position and there is no one to compete with him. The special thing is that only Ravichandran Ashwin is seen competing with him in the rankings.

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja

It was constantly said about Ravindra Jadeja that he can make a big contribution in batting, because he also has score three triple centuries in domestic cricket, in such a situation, he was expected to score big innings for Team India. If we look at the average, Ravindra Jadeja has been the fourth most successful player in India during this period, and Washington Sundar, Rohit Sharma, and Shreyas Iyer have been in the top-3.

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As the age of England fast bowler James Anderson is increasing, his bowling is getting better. Anderson has also got the benefit of this. Anderson has become the number-1 bowler in the world, leaving behind Pat Cummins in the latest ICC bowlers’ Test rankings. Anderson has done this feat at the age of 40 years 207 days. Anderson is the oldest bowler to achieve the top ranking since former Australian fast bowler Clarrie Grimmett in 1936.

James Anderson
James Anderson bowled an unplayable delivery

Anderson took 7 wickets in the Test against New Zealand last week and England won the match by 267 runs. Cummins has lost two places and has come to the third position.

Indian off-spinner R Ashwin is in second place. Apart from Ashwin, India’s Ravindra Jadeja and Akshar Patel have also benefited in the latest ICC rankings. These players have performed brilliantly so far in the Test series against Australia. This is the sixth time James Anderson has become the number-1 bowler of the Test.

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Anderson became the best in Test for the first time in 2016. Then he achieved this position leaving behind Stuart Broad and R Ashwin. After this, in 2018, Anderson was the top Test bowler. Also, Jadeja has joined the top 10 in the Test rankings of bowlers. Jadeja is at the 9th position. Jasprit Bumrah remains in the fifth position. Akshar Patel has also benefited in the test rankings of all-rounders.