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12:00 AM, February 18, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, February 18, 2019

Cummins first since McGrath

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins is the new number 1 Test bowler after the stupendous summer. He overtook South African Kagiso Rabada to take the top spot among bowlers. With this feat, he became the first from his country since Glenn McGrath in February 2006 to top the Test bowlers' list.

Rabada slipped down to No.3 after managing just three wickets in two innings in Durban. Cummins is now No.1 with 878 points, and is followed by England's Jimmy Anderson, who has 862 points.

After his heroics with the bat in the first Test match at Durban, Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Perera jumped 58 places to a career-best 40th position after 15 Tests.

Indian captain Virat Kohli remains the number 1 Test batsman in the world with 922 points. The other Indian on the list of top 10 Test batsman in Cheteshwar Pujara, who occupies the 3rd spot with 881 rating points.

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