Indian opener KL Rahul impressed during the hosts' 2-1 series win over Australia, smashing 6 half-centuries in 8 innings. His performance helped him climb a whopping 46 places to a career-high rank of 11th in the latest ICC Rankings for Test batsmen. The right-hand batsman had started the series against the Australians in 57th position.
Rahul had scores of 64, 10, 90, 51, 67, 60 and 51 not out over four Tests.
Rahul is now India's third highest-ranked batsman after Cheteshwar Pujara (4th, down by two places) and Virat Kohli (5th, down by one place), and is ahead of Ajinkya Rahane (14th, up by three places) and Murali Vijay (34th, down by four places).
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