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Misbah moves into top 20 after Kingston Test

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq has gained six slots to reach 20th position in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after the first Test against the West Indies. 

Pakistan won the match by seven wickets on Tuesday in Kingston, Jamaica to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Misbah notched unbeaten knocks of 99 and 12 to put him in a position and gain further in the batsmen ranking where he attained a career-best sixth position in October 2013.

Younus Khan maintained his eighth position with innings of 58 and six. Both have announced to retire after the series.

Sarfraz Ahmed‘s first innings knock of 54 has seen him gain one place to move up to 24th position, while Babar Azam has gained 14 places to reach 94th position after scores of 72 and nine not out.

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah’s player of the match effort of two for 91 and six for 63 has lifted him one slot to 15th position in ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers.

While left-arm pace bowler Muhammad Amir has gained 13 slots to reach 42nd ranking after taking six for 44 and one for 20 in Kingston.



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