Shakib-Tamim rise in ICC ranking

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Historic win against Australia in the first Test gave Bangladesh a 1-0 lead in the 2-match series. Spinners inspired Bangladesh to a dramatic 20 runs victory in the 4th day.

Prior to this victory, recently published MRF Tyre ICC Test Players Ranking has witnessed improvement of several Bangladeshi players in the ranking.

Man of the Match of first Test, Shakib Al Hasan holds on the number one spot in the all-rounders ranking with career best 489 rating points.

In the batting ranking, Tamim Iqbal has moved up six places to his career best 14th spot. For his 10-wicket haul in the match, Shakib Al Hasan has also 14th spot in the bowlers ranking.

Among the bowlers, Mehidy Hasan has moved up three places to 30th and Taijul Islam has elevated four places to 32nd spot.