Career best ICC ranking for Kuldeep Yadav
July 18 (CRICKETNMORE) - India’s spinner Kuldeep Yadav break into the top-10 for the first time in his career. The left-arm wrist-spinner took nine wickets in the series, including six for 25 at Trent Bridge, which have been rewarded with a rise of eight places to a career-high sixth position.
Yadav is the second India bowler to feature in the top-10 after number-one ranked Jasprit Bumrah and fifth spinner to find a place in the 10 highest-ranked bowlers. The other four spinners are Rashid Khan (second), Imran Tahir (seventh), Adil Rashid (eighth) and Yuzvendra Chahal (10th).
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The good news for England is the movement of their pace trio, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood and David Willey. Plunkett has gained one place and is now 20th, Wood is on a career-high 26th ranking after rising two places and Willey has jumped 11 places to claim 31st position.