Jasprit Bumrah has become the No 1 ranked bowler in the ICC Test rankings. Big change in ICC Test rankings, Bumrah becomes the new number 1 bowler in the world, overtook Ashwin.

By Nishu Bhardwaj February 7, 2024 2:24 PM IST

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Bumrah becomes the new number 1 bowler in the world

ICC Test Ranking: The International Cricket Council has released the latest ICC Test rankings. A big change has been seen in this ranking. Team India’s fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has become the new number-1 bowler of Test. The special thing is that he has snatched the number-1 crown from his own teammate R Ashwin. Jasprit Bumrah recently performed brilliantly against England, which has paid off.

Bumrah became number 1 bowler in test

Jasprit Bumrah has reached first place with 881 rating points. At the same time, R Ashwin has moved from first to third position. His rating points are 841. Whereas, Kagiso Rabada remains at second place. On the other hand, Australian captain Pat Cummins has come at number four. His rating points are 828. Ravindra Jadeja, who did not play in the second Test against England due to injury, has suffered a loss in this ranking. He has come at number 8.

Became the first bowler in the world to do so

This is the first time that Jasprit Bumrah has become the number one bowler in Test. Before this he had achieved this feat in ODI and T20. With this he has also registered his name in the history of cricket. He has become the first bowler in the world to become number-1 in all three formats in his career. Before this, no bowler in the world could achieve this feat. On the other hand, Jasprit Bumrah has included his name in another list. He has become the second player from Asia after Virat Kohli to become number-1 in all three formats.

There was a stir in the England series

A 5-match test series is being played between India and England. In the first two matches of the series, both the teams have won 1-1 match. Jasprit Bumrah has taken the most wickets so far in this series. He has taken 15 wickets in two matches at an average of 10.66. He was the hero of Team India’s victory in the recent test match played in Visakhapatnam. He took 6 wickets in the first innings of this match and 3 wickets in the second innings.

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