Wednesday, 01 July 2015 - 20:53
Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah, claimed match figures of 8 for 151 runs in the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka which was only his 9th Test, to elevate the 29-year-old 5 places to a career high 9th in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers, and he now lies 10 points behind Rangana Herath who is in 8th place in the rankings.
Dhammika Prasad has rocketed 17 places to a career high 35th after claiming career best match figures of seven for 135.
The right-arm paceman is now 3 wickets short of the 50 mark in his 19 Tests to date.
In what was a strong all-round display by Mathews, the Sri Lanka skipper has also moved up 6 places to a career high 77th, while Tharindu Kaushal’s 5 wicket haul in the 1st innings has propelled him 28 places into the top 100 for the first time and he now sits in 94th position.