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Bowlers make ICC Rankings top ten movements after first Test in South Africa

Bowlers make ICC Rankings top ten movements after first Test in South Africa

Cricket, Trending
ICC Rankings Jasprit Bumrah and Kagiso Rabada were the high-profile movers in the ICC Test Rankings for bowling, while a number of players made big minor ranking jumps. South Africa's Rabada, who claimed seven scalps in the first Test in Centurion, has gone up one place to sixth position, with compatriot quick Lungi Ngidi rising 16 spots to move to 30th on the list. He finished with eight wickets of his own, with debutant left-arm fast bowler Marco Jansen entering the rankings in 97th position in an impressive first outing with the red ball in hand. On the Indian side of things, quicks Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami are among others to move up the rankings. Bumrah made a three-spot jump to ninth after finishing with five wickets in the Test, and Mohammad Shami has moved tw...
South African defiance sets up exhilarating fourth day

South African defiance sets up exhilarating fourth day

Cricket, Trending
SA v IND, second Test, third day report Set a target of 240 by India, gutsy innings from the South African top order has left them 122 runs away from a series-levelling win in Johannesburg. SCORECARD A gutsy innings of 46* from captain Dean Elgar has kept South Africa in the hunt going into the fourth day. Needing 240 to win and draw the series, the Proteas went to stumps on 118/2. Earlier in the day, India started at 85/2, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane continued to show positive intent that helped India put on a sizeable lead the previous day. Pujara was confident in his front foot play and punished the bad balls for boundaries. Rahane too wasn't to be left far behind as he too kept the scoreboard ticking, even smashing a six off Marco Jansen's bowling. Both Pujara...