Azhar and Yasir get place in ICC top 20 rankings

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Azhar Ali and Yasir Shah are positioned No. 8 and No. 14, respectively in the MRF Tires ICC Test Player discharged Tuesday.

Azhar remains at No. 8 in the batting rankings, while Yasir lies at No. 14 spot in the rocking the bowling alley rankings, said an ICC public statement issued here.

Top-positioned Steve Smith’s sensational run has lifted him higher than ever in the rankings as he has drawn nearer towards Don Bradman’s most noteworthy regularly positioning focuses following a match-winning twofold century in the third Test against England in Perth.

The Australia chief’s innings of 239, which helped his team recover the Ashes by taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series, has seen him achieve a count of 945 points to take joint second position in the assessable alongside Len Hutton. Smith had achieved 941 points after the primary Test in Adelaide before dropping quickly to 938 after the Brisbane Test.