• Today
    February 18

  • 09:25 AM

Holder, Roach race up the rankings

CMC,

Added 05 February 2019

jason-holder

Jason Holder: “It is still my ambition to be the No. 1 all-rounder in the world but I think I would feel a lot better being the No.1 all-rounder in the world and the West Indies ranking at No. 2 or No. 3 in the overall ICC rankings.” (GP)

LONDON – West Indies captain Jason Holder and fellow fast bowler Kemar Roach have made significant strides in the latest ICC Test rankings.

Holder, who last week became the top-ranked all-rounder in the world, jumped four spots in the bowlers rankings this time around and is now in a career-best sixth place.

The 27-year-old has also now reached 778 rating points, which marks the highest by a West Indies bowler since legendary speedster Courtney Walsh retired 18 years ago.

Holder followed up his unbeaten double century in the first Test in Barbados with an outstanding performance with the ball in the second innings of the second Test in Antigua last weekend, which the Windies won emphatically by ten wickets.

He finished with four wickets while Roach, who scytheed through the middle and lower order, also claimed four to end with an eight-wicket match haul. (CMC)

Subscribe now to our eNATION edition.

For the latest stories and breaking news updates download the Nationnews apps for iOS and Android.

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

Dos and Donts


Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus

POLL

With more public servants set to go home next month, do you think that the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme (BERT) is working?

Yes
No

FRONT COVER OF TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

CARTOON

INSTAGRAM