ICC Take a look at rankings – Sri Lanka’s Praveen Jayawickrama bursts into high 50 after 11-wicket haul on debut
Dimuth Karunaratne has edged nearer to a top-ten spot following his 118 and 66 in second Take a look at towards Bangladesh
Twenty-two-year-old Jayawickrama’s match haul was one of the best by a Sri Lankan on Take a look at debut. He took 6 for 92 within the first innings as Bangladesh have been bowled out for 251 in response to the house facet’s 493 for 7 declared. After which, when Bangladesh have been chasing 437 for an unlikely victory, Jayawickrama chipped in with 5 for 86.
Karunaratne, in the meantime, is properly off his career-best sixth place, reached in August 2019, and completed simply outdoors the highest ten within the record headed by Kane Williamson, with Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Joe Root and Virat Kohli bringing off the highest 5. Slightly below them, Rishabh Pant, Henry Nicholls and Rohit Sharma all moved up a spot as Babar Azam slipped to ninth, above David Warner, following a first-ball duck in his solely dig in Pakistan’s innings-and-116-run win over Zimbabwe of their first Take a look at in Harare.
From Bangladesh’s viewpoint, Tamim Iqbal’s 92 and 24 took him three locations as much as No. 27, whereas Mushfiqur Rahim (40 and 40) and Mominul Haque (49 and 32) moved up a slot apiece to twenty first and thirtieth respectively.
After the Harare win, Hasan Ali, who has been in the midst of a outstanding comeback to worldwide cricket, rose 15 slots to a career-best twentieth spot amongst bowlers. He picked up 4 for 53 and 5 for 36 as Zimbabwe put up solely 176 and 134, whereas Pakistan put up 426 of their solely hit.
Fawad Alam, one other comeback man for Pakistan, was their finest batter within the sport with 140 in shut to 5 hours. That took him up 31 locations to a career-best forty seventh place. It was his third century in seven Take a look at matches since returning to the facet in August 2020.