South Africa rapidly bowler Kagiso Rabada has displaced James Anderson because the No. 1 ranked Test bowler, after his spells of three for 34 and 2 for Forty one led his team to victory within the Cape City Test against India.
Rabada, 22, earned 5 points for that efficiency, taking him past Anderson’s tally of 887 by one level. Anderson’s tally decreased by 5 points after the final Ashes Test in Sydney, where he took 1 for 50 six in Australia’s most provocative innings.
“Or now not it’s special to be ranked because the No.1 Test bowler on this planet. It is a ways a surreal feeling,” Rabada said. “Or now not it’s what you dream of reaching if you occur to begin playing the sport.
“Cricket is in a roundabout intention a team sport and I’m thankful for the improve from my team-mates. Or now not it’s a tremendous start to the year in my conception and for us as a team, hopefully we are able to proceed inserting in winning performances.”
Vernon Philander, who was once Man of the Match for his 9 wickets against India at Newlands, jumped from Twelfth space to sixth.
Within the rankings for Test batsmen, Steven Smith remained No. 1 with 947 points, nonetheless Joe Root overtook Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson to run into 2nd space. Cheteshwar Pujara dropped from third to fifth.