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Pat Cummins first Australian in 13 years to be ranked No.1 Test bowler

India Today – Cricket Australia’s Player of the Year Pat Cummins on Sunday added another feather to his cap to topping the charts in ICC Test Rankings for bowlers.

Summary

  • Cricket Australia’s Player of the Year Pat Cummins on Sunday added another feather to his cap to topping the charts in ICC Test Rankings for bowlers.
  • Cummins jumped two places to displace South African pacer Kagiso Rabada at the top of the world rankings.
  • Taking 44 wickets across all formats through the voting period from January 9, 2018-January 7, 2019, Cummins edged out spinner Nathan Lyon, becoming the first bowler to win the award since fellow paceman Mitchell Johnson in 2014.
  • Cummins made his first splash as an 18-year-old tearaway, claiming a match-winning seven-wicket haul against South Africa on his 2011 Test debut in Johannesburg.
  • Sri Lanka’s hero Kusal Perera, who smashed a career-best 153 not out to guide his side to a historic win over South Africa in the first Test, jumped an extraordinary 58 places in the batting rankings.


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