Misbah moves up in latest ICC Test Rankings

Wed, Apr 26, 2017 04:31 pm Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
Misbah-ul Haq
April 26 (CRICKETNMORE): Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq has gained six slots to reach 20th position in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after the first Test against the West Indies in Kingston which his team won by seven wickets on Tuesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Misbah, who along with former captain Younus Khan has announced that this will be his last Test series, notched unbeaten knocks of 99 and 12 to put himself in a position to further gain in the batsmen’s rankings, in which he attained a career-best sixth position in October 2013. Younus, a former top-ranked batsman, has maintained his eighth position with innings of 58 and six.

For the West Indies, captain Jason Holder’s innings of 57 not out and 14 have helped him gain five slots to reach a career-best 60th position while Shane Dowrich (up one place to 63rd position) and Roston Chase (up 21 positions to 70th position) have also reached career-best rankings.

ICC Test Player Rankings (as on 26 April, after the first Test between West Indies and Pakistan in Kingston)

 

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