Australia’s Josh Hazlewood is ranked third, 27 points behind Ashwin who won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Cricketer of the Year award in 2016.
Bowlers making some progress following the Hyderabad Test are Umesh Yadav in 34th (up by two places), Taijul Islam in 36th (up by two places) and Taskin Ahmed in 106th (up by 10 places), while those moving in the opposite direction are Shakib Al Hasan in 15th (down by one place), Bhuvneshwar Kumar in 35th (down by one place), Mehedi Hasan in 40th (down by five places) and Kamrul Islam Rabbi in 89th (down by nine places).
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