Thursday May 06, 2021
Pacer Hasan Ali's rich vein of form has been rewarded in the ICC ranking for Tests as he has climbed up 15 spots on the bowling ladder and is now the 20th-ranked bowler on the list.
He grabbed nine for 89 in the first Test against Zimbabwe in Harare, which won him the player of the match award.
Left-arm fast bowler Shaheen Afridi was up two places to 31st and left-arm spinner Nauman Ali jumped 12 places to 54th.
Left-handed batsman Fawad Alam moved up 31 places to a career-best 47th position after scoring 140, his fourth century in 10 Test matches. Abid Ali rose six places to 78th position.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam dropped three places to 9th rank after scoring the first golden duck of his career.
Zimbabwe’s Regis Chakabva gained two slots to reach 97th position while fast bowler Blessing Muzarabani progressed 26 slots to reach 55th position.