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ICC rankings: Mayank Agarwal climbs to 11th spot
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ICC rankings: Mayank Agarwal climbs to 11th spot

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Indian opener Mayank Agarwal has climbed to the 11th spot in the ICC world rankings of batsmen after the match winning knock of 243. The 11th ranks is said to be Mayank’s career-best position.

The 28-year-old has reached 691 rating points after scoring 858 runs in his first eight Tests. Agarwal finished just outside the top ten, which includes team-mates Virat Kohli at No 2, Cheteshwar Pujara at No 4, Ajinkya Rahane at No 5 and Rohit Sharma at No 10.

Only seven batsmen have scored more runs than Agarwal in their first eight Tests - Don Bradman (1210), Everton Weekes (968), Sunil Gavaskar (938), Mark Taylor (906), George Headley (904), Frank Worrell (890) and Herbert Sutcliffe (872). All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja jumped four slots to reach joint-35th position among batsmen while Pacers Ishant Sharma (20th) and Umesh Yadav (22nd) have moved up one place each.