After strong performances in the opening match of their ICC World Test Championship series in
Nottingham, England captain Joe Root, and India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah have improved in the ICC
Men’s Test Player Rankings.
Root, who was previously ranked first, has moved up to fourth in the batters’ ranking after his Player of
the Match performance of 64 and 109 earned him 49 rating points. With a match tally of nine for 110,
Bumrah has climbed ten places to rejoin the top ten bowlers
Bumrah, who was ranked third for the first time in his career in September 2019, is currently ranked
In the current men’s weekly rankings update, carried out on Wednesdays, seam bowlers James
Anderson and Ollie Robinson of England, and Shardul Thakur of India all went up.
With a first-innings half-century, India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has moved up three spots to 36th
among hitters, while opener Lokesh Rahul has re-entered the rankings in 56th place with scores of 84
and 26. Dom Sibley, the England opener, has moved up four places to 52nd.
Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh has reclaimed the top spot among all-rounders in the ICC Men’s T20I
Player Rankings, which he last held in October 2017. He’s also moved up three spots in the batters’
rankings to 53rd, and six spots in the bowlers’ rankings to 12th. Captain Mahmud Ullah has moved up
two spots to the 33rd position.