The veteran English fast bowlers, Stuart Broad and James Anderson has witnessed some gains in the recently updated up the ladder in the recently released ICC Test rankings for bowlers. The English fast bowlers did an amazing job in the second Test of the three-match series against Pakistan. Stuart Broad scalped 4 wickets in the match which has helped him reach the second position in ICC’s Test rankings with 846 points.
On the other hand, James Anderson also managed to scalp three wickets in the Test match and now he has reached the 14th position in ICC’s Test rankings. Broad has been at his best since the Test series against West Indies. He was also named as the player of the series against the Caribbean side after his stellar showing in the two-Test matches that he played.
Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has been holding the numero uno position with 904 points under his belt. Pakistani fast-bowler Mohammad Abbas also moved up by two places and is now at the eighth spot in the rankings. The pacer is however still quite far from his career-best ranking of number 3 in Test cricket.
Jasprit Bumrah us currently standing at the ninth position and he is the only Indian bowler to feature in the top 10.
Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has also witnessed gains in ICC Test rankings for batsmen. He is now standing at the 5th position in Test rankings with 798 points. Azam has been one of the key batsmen in the current Pakistani line-up.
Australia’s veteran batsman Steve Smith continues holding the number one batsman in Test cricket with 911 points followed by the Indian skipper, Virat Kohli with 886 points.