Babar Azam releases in ICC Test rankings
The ICC has released a new ranking of players in the Test format, with Babar Azam slipping three places to ninth.
According to the ICC’s latest Test format rankings, Ken Williamson tops the list, followed by Australia’s Steven Smith, Marin LeBlash, Joe Root, Virat Kohli, Reshbh Pant, Henry Nichols and Rohit. Sharma is number eight.
Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam has struggled to get out at zero against a weaker opponent like Zimbabwe and has slipped three places in the Test format to sixth to ninth.
Australia’s Pat Cummins is the best bowler in the Test format, followed by Ravi Chandran Eshwan and Neil Wagner. No Pakistani bowler is among the top 10 bowlers.
West Indies’ Jason Holder is at number one in all-rounders, Ben Stokes is at number two and Ravindra Jadeja is at number three. No Pakistani is included in the top 10 all-rounders.