Babar Azam becomes only batter ranked among top 5 in all cricket formats


Babar Aazm ranking

WEB DESK: On Wednesday, Pakistan’s former captain Babar Azam climbed five spots to secure the fifth position in the ICC Men’s Test Batting Rankings. He now stands as the only batsman in the world to rank among the top five in all three formats—Test, ODIs, and T20.

Babar was previously placed at 10th but his ranking improved significantly after India and Australia batters couldn’t perform much in their respective Test matches.

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New Zealand veteran Kane Williamson maintains his position as the world’s No 1 ranked Test batter. Virat Kohli now holds the sixth position.

Australia opener Usman Khawaja has risen two places to eighth after scoring a half-century in the first innings of the second Test against the Caribbean side.

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