Ollie Pope Test Rankings Update : One of England’s star players, Ollie Pope, may have missed completing his double century in the first Test match against Team India, but Ollie Pope has created history in the latest ICC rankings. Ollie Pope, who narrowly missed scoring a double century, had done so much work before getting out that he was successful in helping his team win. Meanwhile, he has got a tremendous advantage in the ICC Test rankings.
Ollie Pope played a brilliant inning of 196 runs against Team India.
Ollie Pope scored an excellent century in the second innings of the Hyderabad Test played against India. Ollie Pope, who came to bat at number three, scored 196 runs on 278 balls. He hit 21 fours during his innings. The importance of Pope’s innings can be understood from the fact that apart from him, no other batsman could score even a half-century. The second highest score was of Ben Dockett, who scored 47 runs on 52 balls. In the first innings of the match, Ollie Pope became the victim of Ravindra Jadeja after scoring only one run. But he left no stone unturned in the second innings.
Ollie Pope got a huge jump in ICC rankings
Ollie Pope has achieved the best ranking of his Test career thanks to this innings. Ollie Pope is currently at number 15. The interesting thing is that he has made a huge jump of 20 places due to a single innings. Now his rating has become 684, which was never before. There is still the entire series left, in which four more matches are left to be played. In such a situation, while the Indian team needs to be careful with him, if another big inning comes from Pope’s bat, then he can directly enter the top 10.
Ollie Pope’s test career
If we talk about the career of England’s Ollie Pope, it has not been very long yet. Till now he has played only 69 innings of 39 Tests. In this he has scored 2333 runs so far. He also has a double century to his name. His innings played against India was the second best innings of his life. So far, he has 5 centuries and 11 half-centuries in his name. He bats at an average of 36 and strike rate of 62. It remains to be seen whether he continues similar innings in the coming matches or whether the Indian bowlers break him.
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