Team India succumbed to an embarrassing loss in the first Test against Sri Lanka but there was one beneficiary from the Test, offie R Ashwin.

The Chennai-man took a 10-wicket haul in the Test and climbed 3 places to ninth spot in the latest ICC Test rankings for bowlers.

South Africa’s Dale Steyn is at No. 1 with 905 points. Ashwin has 734 points and overtook Tim Southee after the Galle Test.

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