Shaheen Afridi Makes it to Top-5 in ICC Test Rankings for the First Time

Shaheen Afridi has reached the top five of the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings for the first time in his career. Following a convincing performance against Bangladesh in the first Test, Pakistan won by eight wickets. The 21-year-old left-arm bowler moved up three spots to fifth position. He took seven wickets, including a five-for-32 haul in the second innings of the Chittagong Test. 

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Consequently, Shaheen Afridi surpassed James Anderson from England, Kagiso Rabada from South Africa, and Neil Wagner from New Zealand. Hasan Ali also reached a career-best position after finishing the match with a seven-wicket haul that included five wickets in the first innings.

Source: ICC