Sri Lanka Test skipper Dimuth Karunaratne has dropped one place to sixth in the latest ICC Men’s Player Rankings for batsmen.
Karunaratne was ranked fifth during the last rating update after he scored a splendid century against India.
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has risen three places in the newest update in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings for batsmen after a stunning showing against Australia.
The Pakistan skipper played a marathon knock of 196 in 425 deliveries as Pakistan pulled off a sensational draw against Australia.
Other star performers with the bat from the same match – Mohammad Rizwan and Usman Khawaja – have also taken a massive leap.
Rizwan has moved up six spots, to be joint No.11 alongside David Warner after his knock of 104* in the second innings.
Usman Khawaja, who scored 160 and 44* in Karachi, moves up eleven spots to No.13.
West Indies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite is another big mover, gaining sixteen spots up to No.27 after scoring 160 and 56* in the second Test against England in Barbados.
In the bowling charts, Shaheen Afridi has moved down one spot to No.6 after struggling in the Karachi Test, picking up only two wickets in the match.
Mitchell Starc, who picked up three scalps in the first innings moves up one place to No.15.
Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne and Pat Cummins top the Batsmen and Bowlers rankings respectively.