The ICC up to date its newest rankings which noticed the Player of the Final in each the World Test Championship and World Cup final yr Travis Head surge up by seven locations to be in the top 5 for the Test batters. Head, who had a moderately quiet collection by his requirements in opposition to Pakistan, stormed again into type with a match-winning 119 in opposition to the West Indies after Australia discovered themselves amidst a batting collapse. Head’s knock helped his facet take a 94-run lead, which proved to be decisive in the top for Australia finally.
Head climbed to No.5 which meant that former Pakistan captain Babar Azam dropped a pair of locations to No.10 and former India captain Virat Kohli moved down by a spot to No. 7. Indian captain Rohit Sharma, who had scores of 5, 0, 39 and 16* in the 4 innings in opposition to South Africa in two Tests, additionally dropped one place and therefore discovered himself out of the top 10 at No 11.
Among different gamers to face a fall was the West Indies captain who suffered a drop of 4 locations whereas the now-retired David Warner was down by a pair of locations. Australian wicketkeeper batter Alex Carey too was down by three locations in the batting record.
Among bowlers, it was contrasting outcomes for Australian quicks Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc. While Hazlewood rose by three locations to No.4 owing to 9-wicket haul in the primary Test in Adelaide in opposition to the West Indies, left-arm pacer Josh Hazlewood dropped down by a pair of spots to No 11, therefore out of the top 10. Hazlewood’s resurgence meant the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Ollie Robinson and James Anderson all slipped by one place every however remained in the top 10.
Starc additionally dropped out of the top 10 in the all-rounder’s record with England’s Chris Woakes returning to the tenth place.