India vs England 2020-21: Rohit, Ashwin among gainers in ICC Test Rankings following 2nd Test win
India has come up with a resounding performance to give England a reality check in the ongoing four-Test series, for the Anthony de Mello Trophy. India has levelled the series 1-1 with a ringing win in the second Test. Consequently, the performance has aided the Indians in the rankings.
Team India produced a reverberating performance in the second Test against England for the Anthony de Mello Trophy, at the MA Chidambaram (Chepauk) Stadium in Chennai. The win allowed India to level the four-Test series 1-1.
Meanwhile, as the Indians produced a rocking performance, it has helped them in the ICC Test Rankings. While skipper Virat Kohli stays at the fifth, Cheteshwar Pujara has dropped a place to eighth among batsmen.
Among other notable Indians, wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has risen a couple of places to 11, while senior opener Rohit Sharma has climbed nine places up, to 14th. Also, all-rounder, Ravichandran Ashwin has jumped 14 spots, to 81st.
In the bowling department, off-spinner Ashwin stays at seventh, followed by pacer Jasprit Bumrah at eighth. Among others, chinaman Kuldeep Yadav has reentered in the 50th place, all-rounder spinner Axar Patel is the latest entry in the list and is placed 68th.
As for the all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja has climbed a spot to second despite not playing, as English all-rounder Ben Stokes loses a couple of places. Meanwhile, Ashwin, too, jumps a place to fifth.