Pat Cummins, Jason Holder achieve career-best Test rankings

Fast bowlers have taken giant strides in the recent Test rankings, with Australia’s Pat Cummins and West Indies captain Jason Holder reaching their career-best rankings following their dominating performances in series wins against Sri Lanka and England respectively. While Cummins leapfrogged James Anderson to No. 2 after picking 14 wickets in two Tests against Sri Lanka, Holder’s five wickets…

Kraigg Brathwaite to captain hosts in place of Jason Holder

West Indies have confirmed Kraigg Brathwaite will captain the side in the absence of suspended Jason Holder during the third Test against England. Regular skipper Holder will serve a one-match ban for his side’s slow over-rate during their second-Test victory. Brathwaite captained West Indies in a series defeat in Bangladesh in November during Holder’s absence through injury. Bowler…