Mehedi moves to 33rd in ranking

Staff correspondent | Published: 16:17, Oct 31,2016 | Updated: 19:29, Oct 31,2016

 
 
Mehedi Hasan

Bangladesh’s teenage spinner Mehedi Hasan.

Bangladesh’s teenage spin prodigy Mehedi Hasan stormed into 33rd position in the latest ICC Test bowlers’ rankings after helping Bangladesh to their maiden win against England and levelling the two-match series by 1-1 in Dhaka on Sunday. 

Mehedi entered the rankings last week after his debut where he picked seven for 138, including a five-for but with his heroic against England with a match figure of 12 for 159, he earned lift of 28 positions.

Mehedi is now Bangladesh’s second highest-ranked Test bowler behind Sakib al Hasan, who is now ranked 15th.

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