The month of November noticed India and Australia bag dominant wins over Asian opponents.
It was the efficiency that one would count on from two in-type groups towards two groups in transition.
The symmetry within the each sequence wins had been uncanny. The house groups batted solely in two innings in two video games, one of many video games within the sequence was a day-evening fixture and the whitewash was achieved with out breaking a sweat.
On the finish of November, other than his crew taking a runaway lead within the ICC World Test championship desk, Virat Kohli additionally leapfrogged Steve Smith within the ICC Rankings to claim the No.1 place.
Virat Kohli scored a duck and a century within the sequence towards Bangladesh whereas Steve Smith might handle solely 40 runs towards Pakistan. This meant that the one-level lead he held over the Indian captain slipped away and now Kohli is 5 factors forward of Steve Smith.
David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne broke into the top 10 of the ICC rankings for Test batsmen after their stellar performances in November. Warner, who recorded the second highest particular person rating for Australia in Test cricket, gained 12 locations to attain the fifth spot within the rankings.
In the meantime, Labuschagne, who’s presently the best run-getter in Checks for this calendar 12 months and was remarkably ranked 110 at first of 2019, is presently the eighth finest batsman on this planet.
England skipper Joe Root additionally broke into the top ten by advantage of his magnificent double century towards New Zealand this week.
Top 10 Test Batsmen:
1. Virat Kohli 928 factors
2. Steve Smith 923
3. Kane Williamson 877
4. Cheteshwar Pujara 791
5. David Warner 764
6. Ajinkya Rahane 759
7. Joe Root 752
8. Marnus Labuschagne 731
9. Henry Nicholls 726
10. Dimuth Karunaratne 723
Pat Cummins who not too long ago grew to become the primary bowler to choose up 50 Test wickets in 2019, holds on to the top spot among the many bowlers.
Regardless of a fifer within the last Test towards England, Neil Wagner dropped from third to fourth within the rankings as Jason Holder overtook him with a match-profitable 5-wicket haul towards Afghanistan at Lucknow.
Ravichandran Ashwin is the lone spinner within the Top 10 and his colleague Ravindra Jadeja is the one different spinner within the Top 20.
Top 10 Test Bowlers:
1. Pat Cummins 900
2. Kagiso Rabada 839
3. Jason Holder 830
4. Neil Wagner 814
5. Jasprit Bumrah 794
6. Vernon Philander 783
7. James Anderson 782
8. Jos Hazlewood 776
9. Ravichanran Ashwin 772
10. Mohammad Shami 771
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