Babar Azam is the only cricket player in the world who is in the top 3 of batting rankings in all 3 formats. He is no #1 in ODIs, no # 3 in T20Is and no # 3 in Tests. The race for the top spot in the Test batter rankings has intensified following the recent update, with Travis Head, the hero of Australia’s World Test Championship (WTC) Final, and Pakistan captain Babar Azam emerging as strong contenders.
In a significant development, Babar Azam has reclaimed the third position in the ICC Test batter rankings. His consistent performances have propelled him back into the spotlight and put him in contention for the top rankings. Both Babar Azam and Travis Head have shown remarkable improvement in their red-ball cricket skills, making them strong contenders for the coveted top spots in the batter rankings. Their impressive performances have caught the attention of cricket enthusiasts worldwide.
The current top-ranked batter, Kane Williamson, finds his position under constant scrutiny as he is just 11 rating points ahead of the second-placed Travis Head and 22 points ahead of Babar Azam in third. This close competition indicates that any slip-up from Williamson could lead to a change in the rankings hierarchy.
The battle for Test ranking supremacy has become incredibly exciting with these talented batters vying for the top positions. Cricket fans around the world eagerly await the outcome of their performances and the subsequent reshuffling of the rankings.
The Test batter rankings have witnessed a tough competition as Travis Head and Babar Azam pose a strong challenge to the top-ranked Kane Williamson. With the rankings being closely contested, it adds an extra element of excitement and anticipation to the world of Test cricket.