Rabada continues to climb rankings

Niroshan Dickwella has gained two slots to reach 39th position and all-rounder Dilruwan Perera has gained 10 slots to reach 76th position.

Perera has also gained in the rankings for bowlers, his eight wickets in Dubai helping him gain three positions to reach 23rd position. Suranga Lakmal has also gained three places to reach 33rd position.

Pakistan middle-order batsman Asad Shafiq, who scored his 11th Test century, has gained seven places to reach 28th position while captain Sarfraz Ahmed has gained one place to reach 32nd position. 

Pace bowler Wahab Riaz’s five wickets in the match have seen him overtake India’s Umesh Yadav to take 24th position while Haris Sohail has gained 35 places to reach 83rd rank.

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ICC Test Team Rankings (as on 11 October 2017, after the South Africa v Bangladesh and Pakistan v Sri Lanka series)

Rank   Team              Points

  1        India                 125

  2        South Africa      111

  3        England             105

  4        New Zealand      97

  5        Australia             97

  6        Sri Lanka            94

  7        Pakistan            88

  8        West Indies       75

  9        Bangladesh       72

10         Zimbabwe         00 

ICC Test Player Rankings (as on 11 October, after the second Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Dubai and the second Test between South Africa and Bangladesh in Bloemfontein):

Batsmen (top 10)