New Delhi: The Indian team suffered a crushing defeat in the first game of the four-game series against Australia. The reason for this loss was the poor performance of the team’s drummers and its best drummers had to pay the price for the standings.
India’s star test drummer Cheteshwar Pujara (Cheteshwar Pujara) moved from seventh to eighth place while Ajinkya Rahane (Ajinkya Rahane) rose from the top 10 to 11th.
Opener Mayank Agarwal also slipped to 14th position while Hanuma Vihari moved from the top 50 to 53rd.
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However, captain Virat Kohli reached near the top of the latest ICC Test batsman standings based on 74 runs in the opening rounds in Adelaide.
The second Indian captain’s half-century heats earned him two ranking points, bringing him to 888 ranking points. Former Australian captain Smith, who scored one point in both rounds of this test, lost 10 points, leaving him with 901 classification points.
Marnus Labushen, who contested 46 and six points in the game, reached a career record 839 points. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson remains in fourth place.
Man of the Match Australian captain Tim Paine reached career 33rd (592 points) with an unbeaten run of 73 points. Apart from that, Joe Burns, who scored an unbeaten 51 in the second inning, also managed to make the top 50 for the first time after 2016. He is ranked 48th.
Veteran Indian player R Ashwin, who won four wickets in Adelaide, became the top Indian at ninth in the bowlers standings, beating fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah. Bumrah slipped to 10th position.
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Pat Cummins of Australia remains the top bowler in the standings, winning seven wickets in the game. He strengthened his lead over second-placed Stuart Broad. Josh Hazlewood, who took five wickets for eight points in the second inning, reached the top five with a four-spot improvement. This bowler, who occupies the fifth position, has 805 ranking points.