2018 Test Series: Australia vs South Africa - 1st Test

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    Australia vs South Africa

    Dates: 1/3/2018 - 5/3/2018
    Venue: Kingsmead, Durban
    Umpires: TBA
    3rd Umpire: TBA
    Match Referee: TBA
    Toss: TBD

    Australia Squad

    TBA

    South Africa Squad

    TBA

    ICC Test Rankings (Teams)


    1. India
    2. South Africa
    3. Australia
    4. New Zealand
    5. England
    6. Sri Lanka
    7. Pakistan
    8. West Indies
    9. Bangladesh
    10. Zimbabwe

    ICC Test Rankings (Batsmen)

    1. Steve Smith (AUS)
    2. Virat Kohli (IND)
    3. Joe Root (ENG)
    4. Kane Williamson (NZ)
    5. David Warner (AUS)
    6. Cheteshwar Pujara (IND)
    7. Azhar Ali (PAK)
    8. Hashim Amla (SAF)
    9. Dinesh Chandimal (SL)
    10. Alastair Cook (ENG)

    ICC Test Rankings (Bowlers)

    1. James Anderson (ENG)
    2. Kagiso Rabada (SAF)
    3. Ravindra Jadeja (IND)
    4. Josh Hazlewood (AUS)
    5. Ravi Ashwin (IND)
    6. Rangana Herath (SL)
    7. Vernon Philander (SAF)
    8. Neil Wagner (NZ)
    9. Mitchell Starc (AUS)
    10. Nathan Lyon (AUS)

    ICC Test Rankings (All-Rounders)

    1. Shakib Al Hasan (BAN)
    2. Ravindra Jadeja (IND)
    3. Ravi Ashwin (IND)
    4. Ben Stokes (ENG)
    5. Vernon Philander (SAF)
    6. Moeen Ali (ENG)
    7. Mitchell Starc (AUS)
    8. Rangana Herath (SL)
    9. Jason Holder (WI)
    10. Dilruwan Perera (SL)


    ** Rankings correct as of 19/1/2018 and are subject to change**
     
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    The new team rankings came out after our win over England

    We have gone from 5th to 3rd and England have gone from 3rd to 5th

    Not sure when the players rankings will be updated but should be soon
     
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    New Test rankings are out, First Post updated

    - Kagiso Rabada has become the number-one ranked bowler overtaking James Anderson

    - Vernon Philander has jumped from 12th to 6th after taking match figures of 9/75 against India in the first test

    - Bhuvneshwar Kumar (22nd) from India and Pat Cummins (28th) have achieved career-high rankings

    - Joe Root has gone from 4th to 2nd in the batting rankings

    - AB de Villiers has risen five places to 13th in the batting rankings

    - Virat Kohli has dropped from 2nd to 3rd

    - South Africa opener Aiden Markram has moved up six places to 48th

    - Hardik Pandya from India has jumped a whopping 24 places to be 49th in the batting rankings

    - India’s Murali Vijay (Down 5 places to 30th) Shikhar Dhawan (Down 3 places to 33rd) and Rohit Sharma (Down 3 places to 44th) all dropped down in the batting rankings

    - Usman Khawaja (Up 8 places to 19th) Shaun Marsh (Up 11 spots to 20th) and Mitchell Marsh (Up 8 spots to 57th) have all achieved career-best rankings

    - The next update will be at the conclusion of the South Africa v India Test series
     
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    New Test rankings are out, First Post updated

    - Virat Kohli moves up to second in the rankings, He is only the second Indian Player to reach 900 points with the other being Sunil Gavaskar

    - Joe Root drops to 3rd spot

    - James Anderson has re-taken the top spot in the bowlers rankings

    - Josh Hazlewood has moved up to 4th
     
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    Kohli has become just the 31st player to reach 900 points, Below is a list of batsmen to reach this milestone and their best ratings

    Don Bradman - 961
    Steve Smith - 947
    Len Hutton - 945
    Ricky Ponting - 942
    Jack Hobbs - 942
    Peter May - 941
    Garfield Sobers - 938
    Kumar Sangakkara - 938
    Viv Richards - 938
    Clyde Walcott - 938
    Jacques Kallis - 935
    Matthew Hayden - 935
    AB de Villers - 935
    Mohammad Yousuf - 933
    Graeme Pollock - 927
    Everton Weekes - 927
    Doug Walters - 922
    Dudley Norse - 922
    Mike Hussey - 921
    Neil Harvey - 921
    Joe Root - 917
    Denis Compton - 917
    Sunil Gavaskar - 916
    George Headley - 915
    Ken Barrington - 914
    Brian Lara - 911
    Kevin Pietersen - 909
    Hashim Amla - 907
    Shivnarine Chanderpaul - 901
    Michael Clarke - 900
    Virat Kohli - 900
     

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