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Ashwin dethrones Yasir Shah to regain top spot in ICC Test bowler rankings


The Pakistani leg spinner Yasir Shah shocked cricketing fraternity with his superb bowling against England in 1st Test, and getting fruit of this, he got the top spot in ICC Test bowler rankings. But now here’s a twist as Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashiwn created history at Antigua Test and led his team to a victory has dethroned Pakistani leggie to get the top spot at ICC Test bowler rankings.


Yasir Shah badly failed against England in 2nd Test, as he could only manged just single wicket in the match beside giving a lot of runs.

Whereas, Ashiwn starred for India with the ball and bat too, he scored century in the first innings and took 7 wickets in the 2nd innings to lead his side for an innings and 92 runs victory.

Ashiwn was previously the best bowler in Tests in end of 2015, and now he has once gained the spot with displaying superb work at Antigua Test.

Yasir Shah, who was enjoying at top has fallen to 5th spot at ICC Test bowler rankings after he conceded 46 points.

ICC Test Bowling Ranking (Top 5)

  1. R Ashwin 876 points
  2. J Anderson 875 points
  3. S Broad 852 points
  4. D Steyn 841 points
  5. Yasir Shah 832 points

Here is what Ravi Ashwin had to say after getting Man of the Match (MoM) at Antigua Test against West Indies.



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