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ICC Test rankings: KL Rahul beneficial properties 18 locations; Shami, Bumrah too transfer up

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India opener KL Rahul has made an enormous achieve of 18 slots to achieve the thirty first place amongst batters within the newest ICC Test rankings after his Player-of-the-Match effort that helped India defeat South Africa by 113 runs within the first Test.
With the win in Centurion, India took a 1-0 lead within the three-match sequence which is part of the World Test Championship (WTC).
Rahul, whose greatest within the format is eighth place that he attained in November 2017, struck 123 within the first innings and was related in an essential 117-run opening partnership with Mayank Agrawal (60) as India turned the primary Asian staff to win a Test match on the venue whereas gaining essential factors within the WTC factors desk.
Agarwal has gained one place for his contribution, whereas Ajinkya Rahane is up two locations to twenty fifth within the newest replace that’s carried out on Wednesdays and contains all matches which might be accomplished by Tuesday every week.
Fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami are different Indians to maneuver up the rankings.
Bumrah was up three spots to ninth after ending with 5 wickets within the match whereas Shami’s eight wickets, together with a five-for within the first innings, noticed him transfer up two locations to seventeenth.

For South Africa, captain and opener Dean Elgar has progressed two spots to 14th after a preventing 77 within the second innings, whereas Temba Bavuma was up 16 locations to thirty ninth for his scores of 52 and 35 not out.
Kagiso Rabada, who grabbed seven scalps, has superior one place to sixth place whereas his fellow quick bowler Lungi Ngidi has gained 16 slots and is thirtieth on the listing after ending with eight wickets within the match.
Debutant left-arm quick bowler Marco Jensen entered the rankings in 97th place.