Pacer Jasprit Bumrah has risen to ninth place in the test rankings on the bowler charts based on the rankings updated on Wednesday. Starting batsman Rohit Sharma, on the other hand, has achieved his career-best qualifying score of 813, which is 40 points ahead of India captain Virat Kohli.
Bumrah took four wickets in Test Four at The Oval. His six-plus spell in the post-lunch session was a nightmare for English hitters, as he managed to reverse the swing of the ball on a flat pitch on day five. Took the wickets of Ollie Pope and Johnny Bairstow in that spell. He has collected 18 wickets in the series and is behind only Ollie Robinson, who has taken 21 wickets.
Additionally, man of the match Rohit Sharma, who scored his first Hundred Test overseas in the second inning of the fourth Test which India won by 157 runs to take a 2-1 lead, has extended his rating points lead against Virat Kohli in 40. points. He is the second tallest runner in the series with 368 runs in four rounds.
Meanwhile, England’s James Anderson has dropped 2 spots to seventh in the ICC test bowling rankings. Chris Woakes, who collected 7 wickets on his return to the England Test side, has re-entered the top 10 in the ICC All-rounder Rankings.
Meanwhile, Ashwin remains in second place in the ICC test bowling rankings. The spinner has not played a single test so far in the 5-match series in England and is unlikely to play the decisive series in Manchester from 10 September. Lack of playing time has been seen from 4th to 5th place in the ICC event standings. for all terrain.
ICC Trial Batting Rankings (as of September 8, 2021)
1. Joe Root – 903 qualification points
2. Kane Williamson – 901
4. Marnus Labuschagne – 878
5. Rohit Sharma – 813
7. Babar Azam – 749
8. David Warner – 724
10. Henry Nicholls – 714
ICC Test Bowling Rankings
2. R Ashwin – 831
3. Tim Southee – 824
5. Niel Wagner – 810
6. Kagiso Rabada – 798
8. Shaheen Afridi – 783
9. Jasprit Bumrah – 771