West Indies captain Jason Holder claims ‘Second-Spot’ in ICC rankings after Southampton triumph

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West Indies skipper Jason Holder has claimed the second spot in the latest ICC rankings after his career-best figures against England in the first innings of Southampton Test.

Holder picked up a six-wicket haul for 42 and seven wickets overall with a rating point of 862 which is highest for any West Indies bowler in the last 20 years. In the batsmen’s list, Holder retained his 35th position and has also reached a career-best tally of 485 points at the top of the all-rounders’ list.

Ben Stokes has also made huge gains to attain a career-best tally of 431 points, narrowing the lead from 66 to 54 points and equaled his career-high ninth position among batsmen.

Stokes also rose three places in the bowler’s list to 23rd spot with six wickets in the match.

Other England players who have moved up the rankings comprises left-handed opener Rory Burns who is in top 30 and middle-order batsman Zak Crawley is in top 100.

Jasprit Bumrah is the only Indian bowler in the top-10 at the seventh spot while Skipper Virat Kohli remains second in the batsmen standings behind Steve Smith while Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane remain seventh and ninth respectively.

Check Out The Latest ICC Test Rankings Here

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