Published On: Tue, Jan 14th, 2014
Published in Category: Cricket / International / Sports

ICC Test Rankings: Misbah at 8th, Younus Khan at 10th Position

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DUBAI: ICC has issued latest test rankings, putting Mahela Jayewardene of Sri Lanka back in batting top 20.

According to fresh rankings, Jayewardene, jumped seven places to 18th on the Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, to thereby return to the top 20, following his knock of 129 in the first innings.

For Pakistan, captain Misbah-u-Haq in eighth place continues to be its highest-ranked batsman.

Misbah, who scored 97 in the second innings, however dropped six ratings points to finish on 798, 19 behind seventh-ranked Australia captain Michael Clarke.

Younus Khan, who dropped down a place to tenth, is the other Pakistan batsman in the top 10. Outside the top 20, the only positive for Pakistan was Khurram Manzoor’s rise by five places to 60th.