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Ashwin Replaced Yasir As No. 1 Test Spinner

Ashwin Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin who was the side’s leading character when they beaten the host West Indies massively in the first test has dethroned the Pakistani Leg-Spinner Yasir Shah to top the ICC test rankings for bowlers on Tuesday.

India beat the West Indies by an innings and 92 runs when the off-spinner Ravi Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers by taking 7-83 in the second innings of the first test at Antigua.

Yasir shah, who was on fire in the first test against England failed to perform in the second test managing to pick only one wicket has been dropped down directly to the number fifth side after Pakistan gets beaten by a cruising English side in the Old Trafford test.

Ashwin is also on the top of the International Cricket Council’s chart of the all-rounder’s, along with Ashwin, Anderson and Stuart Broad also moves one spot above in the rankings for the bowlers after helping their side winning over Pakistan.

Joe Root’s sensational 254 runs in the first innings of the Old Trafford test and firing 71 not out in the second innings helped move up to the number two spot in the ICC’s rankings for the batsman he is now just behind the Australian young captain Steve Smith.

England’s test captain who has performed in nearly every innings of the two test matches played between England and Pakistan and also his 105 in the first innings of the second test at the Old Trafford and 76 not out in the second test has also moved up the order and is now on the number ten spot for the International cricket Council’s rankings chart for the batsman.

Pakistani players, each and everyone failed to perform in the second test during their side’s massive loss of 330 runs in the second test has dropped all down to their positions, but the shocking part is the dethroning of Yasir Shah, who has failed to perform in a very long time since his debut in the United Arab Emirates but remained in the top spot for just one and a half weeks.

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