ICC Men’s Test Bowlers Rankings

ICC Men's Test Bowlers Rankings

Last Updated: 04 March 2020
Rank Name Photo Country Flag Rating
1 Pat Cummins pat-cummins-rankings AUS australia-flag 904
2 Neil Wagner neil-wagner-rankings NZ new-zealand-flag 852
3 Jason Holder jason-holder-rankings WI west-indies-flag 830
4 Kagiso Rabada kagiso-rabada-rankings SA south-africa-flag 802
5 Mitchell Starc mitchel-starc-rankings AUS australia-flag 796
6 Jasprit Bumrah jasprit-bumrah-rankings IND india-flag 794
7 James Anderson james-anderson-rankings ENG england-flag 775
8 Ravichandran Ashwin ravichandran-ashwin-rankings IND india-flag 772
9 Mohammed Shami mohammed-shami-rankings IND india-flag 771
10 Josh Hazlewood josh hazlewood rankings AUS australia-flag 769

The ICC Test Rankings, also known as the ICC Test Championship which ranks the 12 Test playing nations by yielding them ratings, based on a numeric scheme system. Following the suit, points collected from each team over the last three to four years is then divided by a figure based on their total number of matches, and series played.

The ICC awards the Test Championship is given to the team holding the top position, and which is achieved by earning the highest rating. The Australian cricket team led by captain Timothy David Paine in Test series currently holds the top position of ICC Men’s Test Bowlers Standing. In the second position of the men’s test bowlers ranking, Pat Cummins is at first, followed by Neil Wagner from New Zealand, and Jasprit Bumrah from the Indian cricket team stands at sixth position respectively.

The Indian Cricket Team had a phenomenal home season in 2016-17, where they defeated England, New Zealand, Bangladesh, and Australia back to back, following the suit, a major defeat to Sri Lanka 3-0. However, the team was knocking hard, but then they lost by 1-2 and 1-4 to South Africa, and England respectively. India bounced back with a historic victory on the Australian soil, roaring 2-1 Test series win in 2018/19.

New Zealand on the other hand, has been performing exceptionally well and has occupied the second spot. The England team positioned fourth, and South Africa is at fifth. Australia who has spent most of their time at the top has now found themselves at third.

The table below is the complete updated list of ICC Men Rankings, and for more info on ICC Test Team Rankings, visit our page.