Ravichandran Ashwin is the lone Indian to feature in the top 10 of the latest RelianceICC Test Player Rankings as he continues to lead the way in the all-rounders list.
South Africa’s Vernon Philander is second in the Reliance ICC Test Player Rankings for All-rounders behind Ashwin, while Bangaldesh’s Shakib Al Hasan is placed third.
Meanwhile, Pakistan batsmen Younus Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq and Azhar Ali have all improved their rankings in the latest Reliance ICC Test Player Rankings, which were released today.
Younus, who scored 213 and 46 in Pakistan’s 356 runs victory, has climbed one place to sixth. During the series, in which he aggregated 468 runs, Younus gained five places and 101 ratings points, and is now just three ratings points behind South Africa’s fifth-ranked Hashim Amla.
Misbah, who scored 69 and 101 not out, which was the joint fastest century in the history of Test cricket, has risen three places to eighth position. The Pakistan captain scored 271 runs in the series, as a result of which he gained two places and 56 ratings points. Misbah now trails Australia’s David Warner by 40 ratings points.
The batting table is headed by Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka, with AB de Villiers of South Africa in second position.
In the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers, Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has risen 29 places to 36th after taking five wickets in the match.