SA vs IND: KL Rahul performed fantastically to assist Group India win by 113 runs in Centurion.© AFP
Indian opener KL Rahul jumped 18 slots to occupy the thirty first rank amongst batters within the newest launched ICC Males’s Take a look at Rankings. Rahul, who’s captaining India within the ongoing second Take a look at towards South Africa rather than an injured Virat Kohli, performed magnificently within the first Take a look at in Centurion to seize the Participant of the Match award. Rahul’s innings went a good distance in serving to Group India register a 113-run win and take an important 1-0 lead within the three-match ICC World Take a look at Championship sequence.
Rahul had performed an aesthetic knock of 123 runs within the first innings to put down a strong platform for the visiting Indian group in Centurion.
Aside from Rahul, pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami additionally moved up the ladder. Bumrah jumped three locations to be ranked ninth whereas Shami rose two locations to be positioned seventeenth within the rankings for bowlers.
Bumrah continued his good run within the white-ball format with 5 wickets within the first Take a look at. Then again, Shami bowled good spells in Centurion as he grabbed eight wickets within the two innings of the match.
Batters Mayank Agarwal and Ajinkya Rahane additionally moved up locations regardless of blended outings up to now within the sequence.
For the Proteas, captain Dean Elgar rose to 14th within the rankings whereas batter Temba Bavuma gained 16 locations to be ranked thirty ninth within the rankings.
Within the bowling division, Kagiso Rabada moved up one place to be ranked sixth whereas Lungi Ngidi improved 16 locations to be positioned on the thirtieth place.
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