ICC rankings: Ashwin, Kohli achieve career-best rankings

ICC rankings latest updates that Indian team Ashwin, Kohli achieve career-best rankings.Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday bankrupt into the top 20 of ICC’s Test Rankings for the aboriginal time at a career-best 18th atom afterwards allegorical the aggregation to a alternation blanch over New Zealand at home.

The 25-year-old from Chennai, who took 5 for 69 in New Zealand’s additional innings in the additional Test at Bangalore, jumped seven places on the chart.

Virat Kohli, who denticulate 103 and 51 not out in the afresh assured Bangalore Test adjoin New Zealand, alveolate 12 places to accomplish a career-best baronial of 35 in the Test batsmen rankings.Ashwin, who took 5/69 in New Zealand’s additional innings Monday, jumped seven places to a career-best 18th position.

The Chennai bowler accomplished the alternation with 18 wickets and acquired 26 places on the bowlers’ table through the advance of the series, as India whitewashed the Kiwis 2-0 in the two-match alternation area Ashwin was called player-of-the-series.

Pragyan Ojha, who concluded with a bout booty of 7/148, confused up a abode to career-best 14th.Pace bowlers Zaheer Khan (15th) and Umesh Yadav (48th) slipped a abode each.

South Africa’s Dale Steyn still leads the rankings for Test bowlers. The added Indian batsman to accomplish advancement movement is Mahendra Singh Dhoni who confused up two places to 36th.ICC rankings: Ashwin, Kohli achieve career-best rankings

Batsmen accident arena afterwards the Bangalore Test cover Sachin Tendulkar in 16th (down by five), Virender Sehwag in 23rd (down by one), Gautam Gambhir in 38th (down by two) and Cheteshwar Pujara in 58th (down by two).

Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara charcoal the top-ranked batsman.

Ashwin’s team-mate, Pragyan Ojha, concluded with a bout booty of seven for 148 and confused up a abode to 14th, which is his career-best ranking. Ojha’s all-embracing appraisement of 675 is aswell his best-ever rating.

For New Zealand, fast bowler Tim Southee, who alternate career-best abstracts of seven for 64 in India’s aboriginal innings, has jumped 10 places to 40th. His all-embracing appraisement of 432 is aswell his career-best to date, the ICC said in a statement.India clip bowlers Zaheer Khan (15th) and Umesh Yadav (48th) slipped a abode each.

New Zealand bowlers, who alone in the latest rankings are Doug Bracewell in 30th (down by one), James Franklin in 49th (down by five) and Trent Boult in 69th (down by six).

The rankings for Test bowlers is still headed by South Africa’s Dale Steyn, with assistant Vernon Philander and Saeed Ajmal of Pakistan in additional and third positions, respectively.

The two centurions in the Bangalore Test, New Zealand captain Ross Taylor and India’s Virat Kohli, fabricated advancement movements in the batting chart.

Kohli, who denticulate 103 and 51 not out, has alveolate 12 places to accomplish a career-best baronial of 35. His all-embracing appraisement of 580 is aswell a career-best for the batsman. Taylor, who fabricated 113 and 35, has confused up six places to 12th.

The added batsmen to accomplish advancement movements are Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 36th (up by two), Daniel Flynn in 68th (up by nine), Kruger van Wyk in 75th (up by 23) and James Franklin in 88th (up by three).

Batsmen accident arena afterwards the Bangalore Test cover Sachin Tendulkar in 16th (down by five), Virender Sehwag in 23rd (down by one), Brendon McCullum in 28th (down by four), Martin Guptill in 37th (down by two), Gautam Gambhir in 38th (down by two), Kane Williamson in 43rd (down by six) and Cheteshwar Pujara in 58th (down by two).

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