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Pakistan’s crafty leg-spinner Yasir Shah is the new number 1 Test bowler as per the latest ICC Test Rankings. Yasir, who won the man of the match award for his 10 wickets in the first Test of the ongoing series against England, dethroned England’s ace fast bowler James Anderson to claim the number 1 spot. Yasir Shah picked up 10 wickets in the match against the English team and also got his name on the honours board after the leggie bagged 6/72 in the first innings. The leg spinner followed the first innings performance with another 4-for in the second where he claimed figures of 4/69.

ICC Test Rankings For Bowlers 

Rank            Player               Team       Pts        Avge        HS Rating

1              Yasir Shah           Pak        878       23.00      878 v Eng at Lord’s 2016

2              R. Ashwin            Ind         871      25.39       871 v SA at Delhi 2015

3             James Anderson  Eng        868       28.33      884 v SL at Durham 2016

4              Stuart Broad        Eng        859       28.34     880 v SA at Johannesburg 2016

5               Dale Steyn            SA         841       22.53     909 v WI at Centurion 2014

6               Ravindra Jadeja   Ind         789      23.76     789 v SA at Delhi 2015

7               Trent Boult           NZ         757       29.14     825 v Eng at Lord’s 2015

8              Josh Hazlewood    Aus        741       25.77     792 v WI at Hobart 2015

9             Morne Morkel        SA          724       29.33     776 v Aus at Cape Town 2011

10         Vernon Philander      SA         717        22.08     912 v Ind at Johannesburg 2013