Mohammed Shami and Mayank Agarwal played a major role in India’s first win over Bangladesh in their first Test in Indore.
Fast Indian bowler Mohammed Shami and first batsman Mayank Agarwal have achieved top positions in the ranking of MRF Tires ICC tests after posting in an innings and 130-run win over Bangladesh in their first Test in Indore.
Shami’s bowling numbers of three for 27 and four for 31 have put him eight places to seventh place. His 790 rating points are the third-best for an Indian pace bowler, only Kapil Dev (877) and Jasprit Bumrah (832) have gained more points.
Agarwal has reached the eleventh place after playing 243 games in India’s only innings. The 28-year-old scored 691 points after 858 runs in his first eight tests. Only seven players have scored more runs in their first eight Tests – Don Bradman (1210), Everton Weekes (968), Sunil Gavaskar (938), Mark Taylor (906), George Headley (904), Frank Worrell (890), and Herbert Sutcliffe (872).
In other important games for India, the all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has made up four places to reach the 35th place among the batsmen after the 1-0 lead in the Two Test series, while the fast bowler Ishant Sharma (20th) and Umesh Yadav (20.) 22.) have moved up one place each. The off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin remains among the top 10 bowlers and moves back to fourth place among the allrounders.
In Bangladesh Mushfiqur Rahim was able to make up five places with 43 and 64 points and reach the 30th place, while Liton Das climbed from 92nd to 86th place. Among the bowlers, the fast bowler Abu Jayed, who has taken four wickets in Indore, has moved up to 18 places to 62nd place after only six tests.
In the meantime, India has strengthened its position in the overall standings of the ICC World Test Championship by 300 points. They still need to score one point after earning 120 points each in their three-test home series against South Africa and in the two-test series in the West Indies.
Each test of the current series with two games is worth 60 points, as the 120 points that can be collected in a series are evenly distributed over the number of games in a series. The scores range from 60 points for each match of a two-test series to 24 points for each match of a five-test series.
Sri Lanka and New Zealand have each scored 60 points in a 1-1 draw in two games, while England and Australia have scored 56 points each in five games after their 2-2 draw. The West Indies and South Africa did not score points in their opening series.
Pakistan will contest its first WTC series against Australia at the end of this week. The first game of the two-test series will start on Thursday in Brisbane, while the second test, a day-night game, will be held in Adelaide on 29 November.
The two best teams at the end of the league will compete in the United Kingdom in June 2021 in the final. The winners have crowned world champions.
After the Indore Test Mayank Agarwal got 11th Position In ICC Test Batting Ranking and Mohammad Shami on the 7th Spot In bowlers Ranking.