Ravichandran Ashwin Stays On Top In ICC All-Rounder Rankings List

Indian spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin successfully reached the top position in the ICC All-rounder rankings that are recently announced on Monday. Earlier, no Indian found a place in the top-10 of batsmen’s rankings even though Ashwin (2nd) and Jadeja (8th) represented the country in the bowlers’ list and all-rounder’s list.

Ravichandran Ashwin continued to hold one on to the top five spot. Whereas Ravindra Jadeja improved his rankings and jumped 3 positions to acquire the fifth position in all-rounder’s category. Currently, Ashwin manages a Test batting average of 31.68 with the highest score of 124, is well above Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan in the chart.

Ashwin and Jadeja in Top 5 all rounders list

Ravichandran Ashwin, who stood out with 31 wickets in four matches in India’s 3-0 triumph over South Africa in the home series, has also held on to his second spot in the bowling list led by Proteas pace spearhead Dale Steyn. Left-arm spinner Jadeja, who picked 23 wickets in four Tests against South Africa, is the only other Indian bowler in the top-10 list.

Earlier, Ravichandran Ashwin has climbed three places to return to the top five in the latest ICC’s rankings for Test bowlers. Ashwin’s improvement in the rankings was helped by his outstanding performance against South Africa in the four-match Test series. Coming to Test rankings of batting, Kane Williamson rises two positions to top Joe Root of England.

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