Chance for Jadeja to reclaim top spot in Sri Lanka series

Image result for Jadeja Sri Lanka series

Kolkata, Nov 15: Ravindra Jadeja will have a chance to reclaim the top spots among bowlers and all-rounders in the ICC rankings when India square up against Sri Lanka in the three-match Test series starting at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.

Jadeja is currently second in both the categories.

In the bowlers' category, the 28-year-old is 12 points behind England pacer James Anderson, while in the all-rounders' list, he is eight points behind Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh.

The 28-year-old has so far played 32 Tests, bagging 155 wickets and amassing 1,136 runs. 

Apart from Jadeja, India skipper Virat Kohli -- currently ranked sixth -- will also be eyeing a return to the top five among batsmen as he presently trails Australia's David Warner by just one point.

Other India batsmen in the top 10 include Lokesh Rahul (eighth) and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane (ninth), while batsmen outside the top-20 are Shikhar Dhawan (30th), Murali Vijay (36th) and wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha (47th).

The other India bowlers to feature prominently in the rankings are Ravichandran Ashwin (fourth), Mohammed Shami (19th), Umesh Yadav (27th), Ishant Sharma (29th) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (37th).

Sri Lanka have two batsmen in Dimuth Karunaratne (17th) and captain Dinesh Chandimal (20th) inside the top-20, while batsmen aiming for upward movement are Angelo Mathews (24th), Niroshan Dickwella (40th), Dilruwan Perera (78th) and Lahiru Thirimanne (113th).

Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath, 39, is Sri Lanka's highest-ranked bowler in fifth place. 

He is followed by Dilruwan Perera (25th), Suranga Lakmal (36th), Lakshan Sandakan (69th), Angelo Mathews (81st) and Lahiru Gamage (108th).



Related news

Don’t Miss

Alia Bhatt injured on the sets of Brahmastra in Bulgaria
Shami's uncle reveals: Haseen Jahan shopped for lakhs, was mad for properties
Filmmaker Aanand L. Rai ensures 'Zero' will deliver more than what it promises
Tale of 2 cities: Mumbai and Delhi-- both face wrath of protesting students
Google to let users shop through Search, Assistant
Nostalgia: Vajpayee govt had lost Confidence Vote by just 1 vote
VK Singh will go to Iraq to bring back mortal remains of Indians killed in Iraq
US-S.Korea annual military drills to begin from this date
Sexual harassment..Delay in Prof's arrest,JNU students-police clash
Meet Shanaz Khan..Youngest, first MBBS Sarpanch
What Karthik said after hitting famous last ball 6
Not music to BJP ears: Sena says THIS on no-confidence motion
Sidhu apologises to Manmohan for past remarks
Congress plenary authorises Rahul to constitute CWC
Shocking..Cheating mafia created 600 Munnabhais in UP
Zabrdast..Rekha writes emotional letter to Amitabh Bachchan's bahu, don't miss
Baby Donald Trump is setting internet on fire..In PICS
Congress blows the bugle: Will go for coalition in 2019
HURRY: Now buy Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 Plus in just Rs 9900
Sensex gains 74 pts in volatile trade ahead of US Fed meet
10 Points: Sushma Swaraj slams Congress for 'Playing politics on death'
Check out Jacqueline's racy avatar...In Pics
Aishwarya, Shahid Kapoor coming together?
Little Taimur spotted soaking in the sun
Shahid's BIG revelation infront of wife Mira: This girlfriend cheated on me
PM waived off loan of 15 richest people but not of farmers, says Rahul
Big B unseen PICS Leaked...Don't miss
Sara Ali Khan will be Ranveer's heroine in this film
Indian Army plane crashes, pilots safe
Sasikala granted 15-day parole to attend husband's funeral

Most Recent