Yashasvi Jaiswal’s Sensational Century Propels Him To 15th Position In ICC Test Rankings
By CricShots - Feb 21, 2024 3:45 pm
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In a spectacular rise through the ICC Men’s Test Batting Rankings, Yashasvi Jaiswal, the Indian opener, has soared 14 places to secure the 15th position after his remarkable unbeaten double century (214) against England in the third Test at Rajkot. Jaiswal now joins the exclusive group of cricketers, including Indian legends Vinod Kambli and Virat Kohli, who have scored double centuries in consecutive Tests.

Yashasvi Jaiswal
Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a double century

Following his stellar performance, Ravindra Jadeja, named Player of the Match for his all-round brilliance, has climbed from the 41st to the 34th position among batters. His seven-wicket haul in the match has propelled him to the sixth spot in the bowling rankings while maintaining his stronghold as the top-ranked all-rounder with a career-best rating of 469 points.

Captain Rohit Sharma has moved up one spot to 12th in the rankings, and Shubman Gill has advanced three places to the 35th position after a commendable performance in the second innings. The debutants Sarfaraz Khan and Dhruv Jurel have made impressive entries, securing the 75th and 100th positions, respectively.

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Despite missing part of the match due to a family emergency, Ravichandran Ashwin’s consistent performance has lifted him above Kagiso Rabada, making it an Indian 1-2 in bowling rankings, with Jasprit Bumrah at the top.

In other notable movements, England opener Ben Duckett has climbed 12 places to 13th after his impactful 153 in the first innings, and fast bowler Mark Wood has reached the 21st position.


On a broader scale, Kane Williamson has strengthened his top position in the batting rankings with yet another century against South Africa, becoming one of the few players to achieve seven centuries in seven Tests. In the Men’s ODI Rankings, Pathum Nissanka’s match-winning 118 against Afghanistan has propelled him from 18th to 11th, while Afghanistan’s Azmatullah Omarzai has climbed to the 48th spot.

The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 witnessed notable movements, with Aasif Sheikh of Nepal and Bas de Leede of the Netherlands advancing in the batting rankings. Bernard Sholtz of Namibia, Lalit Rajbanshi, and Sompal Kami of Nepal have significantly progressed in the bowling rankings.

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In the Men’s T20I Rankings, Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga has secured the second position in both the bowling and all-rounders’ lists following Sri Lanka’s victories against Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Ibrahim Zadran has risen eight to the 21st spot in the batting rankings, and Fazalhaq Farooqi has climbed five to the eighth in the bowling rankings.