Star batsman, Babar Azam, has slipped to 6th position in the latest ICC Test Rankings following Ben Stokes’ meteoric rise. The English all-rounder has reached his career-best third position.
He has also replaced Jason Holder at the top of the all-rounders’ rankings, becoming the first from his country after Andrew Flintoff in 2006.
Stokes scored 176 and 78 and took a match-haul of three wickets in the second Test, earning him the man of the match award. The 29-year-old has 827 rating points, only behind Steven Smith (911) and Virat Kohli (886).
Babar, who was previously at number 5, is not at 6 with 800 rating points. Babar rose to his career-best 5th position after scoring heavily in his last 5 games, scoring 4 centuries.
Currently, there is no Pakistani in the list of top 10 all-rounders as well as bowlers.
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The win in their second Test match of the 3-match series has now taken England to the 3rd slot in the ICC Test Championship points table. Here’s how things stand:
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