Ashwin jumps to fifth in Test all-rounder rankings, retains seventh spot among bowlers


India’s Ravichandran Ashwin jumped to fifth spot among all-rounders in the newest ICC Test Player Rankings following his good present with the bat and the ball towards England in the second match whereas his captain Virat Kohli remained at fifth among batsmen.

Ashwin hit a wonderful 106 in India’s second innings and took eight wickets together with his off-spin in the second Test towards England in Chennai, which the hosts received by 317 runs on Tuesday.

He has logged 336 factors in an inventory headed by West Indian Jason Holder (407 factors). Ashwin’s spin bowling associate Ravindra Jadeja remained at second with 403 factors, adopted by Ben Stokes (397) of England and Shakib Al Hasan (352) of Bangladesh.

The 34-year-old Ashwin remained static at seventh among Test bowlers with 804 factors whereas pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who was rested from the Chennai Test, additionally retained his eighth spot with 761 factors with Australian pacer Pat Cummins (908) topping the chart.

Kohli, who made 0 and 62 in Chennai, retained the fifth place among batsmen with 838 factors. Kane Williamson (919) of New Zealand retained the highest place with Steve Smith (891) of Australia in second spot.

Another Australian Marnus Labuschagne (878) moved up to third whereas England captain Joe Root (869) slipped to fourth after his two innings of 6 and 33 in the Chennai Test.

Another Indian Cheteshwar Pujara — 21 and seven in Chennai — slipped to eighth place with 727 factors.