Ravenda Jadeja join Ravi Ashwin at top of ICC Players Rankings for Test Bowlers

Ravendra Jadeja has joined his spin partner Ravi Ashwin at the top of rankings to become the first pair to ranked together as number one in the world in the  latest ICC Player Rankings for Bowlers in Test Cricket.

Jadeja was instrumental in India’s win in the second test match at Bengaluru as it helped the hosts level the series 1-1 after a surprise defeat at Pune at the hands of Australians. The last two bowlers shared the pole position in bowlers category was way in 2008 when Dale Steyn and Muttiah Muralitharan were joined ranked as number one in the world.

Jadeja’s eight wicket haul in the match made him go past another spin legend Bishen Singh Bedi record of 266 wickets to make him the fifth highest wicket taker for India in tests.While there is no change at the top in Batsmen Category in Test Cricket as Australian Captain Steven Smith rules the roost at the moment.