Chase, now highest ranked West Indian in test batting ranking

Barbadian Roston Chase is now the highest ranked West Indies batsman in test cricket following his exploits in the just-concluded three test series against Pakistan in the Caribbean.

25 year old Chase who scored the most runs on either side, 403, including two centuries and two half centuries at an average of 100.75, is now ranked 28th in the ICC test batting rankings. Chase who has now played 10 test matches, averages 48.53 overall.

Meanwhile, the next best ranked West Indians are Kraigg Brathwaite at number 30 and Darren Bravo at 34 while captain Jason Holder who had the second most runs for the West Indians in the recent Pakistan test series with 182 runs at 45.50, is ranked 56th. The batting rankings is led by Australian captain Steve Smith.

Holder has moved to an all-time high 10th in the test all-rounder rankings with Chase at number 25 and Devendra Bishoo at 28th. Bangladesh's Shakib al-Hasan heads the list.

Shanon Gabriel who had the joint second most wickets overall in the series with 15 at 18.80 remains at 19th in the ICC test bowling rankings with Devendra Bishoo the next best West Indian at number 26. 



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