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Ravindra Jadeja returns to top spot among all-rounders in ICC Test Rankings

Ravindra Jadeja is one of the tops and most effective all-rounder for Team India across formats. Meanwhile, he has cemented his dominance in the longest format, as he is currently the top all-rounder as per the ICC Rankings.

Ravindra Jadeja returns to top spot among all-rounders in ICC Test Rankings-ayh
Dubai - United Arab Emirates, First Published Jun 23, 2021, 4:35 PM IST
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In a monumental moment for Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, he has risen to claim the top spot among all-rounders in the ICC Test Rankings. Jadeja has climbed a place to the top as per the latest updated rankings, displacing Windies's Jason Holder.

Meanwhile, veteran Indian all-rounder, Ravichandran Ashwin remains in the fourth spot. However, as he is currently taking part in the ongoing ICC World Test Championship 2019-21 final against New Zealand in Southampton, he is expected to edge closer to the third spot, presently occupied by Englishman Ben Stokes.

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As for the bowling, Australian pacer Pat Cummins stays on top, followed by off-spinner Ashwin in the second. Pacer Japsrit Bumrah remains ranked 11th, while his positioning is expected to improve in the coming months. South African pacer Kagiso Rabada and Australian seamer Mitchell Starc have risen a spot to sixth and ninth, respectively.

The table for the batting too remains essentially unchanged, with Steven Smith retaining the top spot. Among the Indians, Virat Kohli is the top-ranked at fourth, followed by wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and Rohit Sharma jointly placed at sixth. Meanwhile, South African wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock has risen a spot to tenth.

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