Pant: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has released a ranking of the best players in Test cricket. Rishabh Pant, the young wicket-keeper of the Indian cricket team, has moved up to 7th place, the best place of his life. Punt, who scored a century in the fourth Test against England, has moved up seven places. The Indian team won the match by an innings and 25 runs.
Similarly, Indian opener Rohit Sharma is in 7th position. New Zealand’s Henry Nicholas also finished 7th. All three have 747 points each. Indian all-rounder Washington Sundar is also currently 62nd, up 39 places. He scored 96 in the fourth Test and remained unbeaten until the last.
Pant reaches career-best seventh position in ICC Test rankings, Ashwin moves up to second
At the same time, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli, the main batsmen of the Indian cricket team, did not have much to say about the series. Virat Kohli, currently ranked 5th in the Indian cricket team, has scored the lowest number of points for the first time since November 2017. Similarly, Pujara is in 13th position. And Pujara has gone below 700 points since last September 2016.
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Indian spinners Ravichandran Aswin and Akshar Patel, who saw a handful of England batsmen in the Test series against England, have made good progress in the list of good bowlers. Aswin finished second behind New Zealand’s Neil Wehner. Similarly, Aswin finished 4th in the all-round list.