Connect with us

Bangladesh Cricket

Liton Das enters top 15 in ICC’s batsmen ranking!

Liton Das


CRICDOT DESK : Like last year, his bat shined in the just-concluded New Zealand series. All the bowlers have been forced to respect the visiting country for recent legacy and Liton Das was the frontrunner. World cricket connoisseurs, including Hersha Vogle, praised him. This time he got the award for that.

Bangladesh batsman Liton Das has moved up three places in the ICC Test batsmen’s rankings to the 15th position in his career. His rating is 83. There is no other Bangladeshi in the list before Liton. Then there is Mushfiqur Rahim, known as ‘Mr. Defendable’. He is in the 25th position. His rating is 630.

Meanwhile, Australian batsman Marnus Labushan is at the top of the rankings. He is above all with 924 ratings. Also in second place is England Test captain Joe Root. Also in third, fourth and fifth place are Steve Smith, Ken Williamson and Rohit Sharma respectively.

READ MORE: KKR not to buy Morgan again, who will be skipper?

On the second day of the Christchurch Test, Bangladesh’s defeat was almost certain. But it remains to be seen whether he will be able to avoid a loss in the innings. On Tuesday (January 11), Bangladesh got the answer in the third and a half session on the third day.

After 127 runs in the first innings, Mominul Haque’s team was all out for 26 runs in the second innings. In the last session of the third day, the match was lost by an innings and 116 runs. However, it is only Liton Das’s century that counts against the current

After falling in the follow-on, batting for the second time, Bangladesh also fell into disaster. However, Liton Das kept playing with one end. Liton Das and Nurul Hasan Sohan are credited for the 26 runs that Bangladesh scored in the second innings after losing 5 wickets for 126 runs.

The duo added 101 runs for the 6th wicket partnership. After the pair, Liton himself picked up a century. The wicketkeeper-batsman, who was gifted with great batting in the Tests last year, also batted well in the series against New Zealand.

More in Bangladesh Cricket