Shikhar Dhawan, who played an unbeaten knock of 86 runs in the first match of the three-match series against Sri Lanka, has jumped two places to 16th spot in the ICC ODI rankings. Team India’s regular captain Virat Kohli remains at number two, followed by Rohit Sharma at number three. At the same time, Pakistan captain Babar Azam has retained his place at number one spot.
Dhawan now has 712 points and is only 5 points behind Pakistan’s Imam-ul-Haq at number 15. Babar Azam has 873 points. At the same time, Virat Kohli has 848 and Rohit Sharma has 817 points. Both India and Pakistan have 3-3 batsmen in the top-20. New Zealand and England also have 3-3 batsmen in the top-30. At the same time, Australia has the most 4 batsmen in the top-20. Two batsmen from South Africa and one each from West Indies and Bangladesh are in the top-20 of the ICC rankings.
Yuzvendra Chahal made it into top-20:
In the ranking of bowlers, India’s leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has jumped 4 places to number 2 with 606 points. Jasprit Bumrah continues to be the highest-ranked Indian bowler with 683 points at the sixth position. New Zealand’s Trent Boult is at the first position with 737 points. Afghanistan’s Mujeeb Ur Rahman is second with 708 points and Chris Woakes of England is third with 700 points.
Rizwan attained career best number 7 spot in T20 rankings:
Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan has jumped 4 places in the ranking of T20 batsmen. He has reached 7th position with 709 points. England’s Dawid Malan remains in first place with 841 points. Babar Azam of Pakistan is second with 833 points and Aaron Finch of Australia is at third place with 811 points. Virat Kohli is at the fifth position with 762 points. At the same time, Lokesh Rahul remains in sixth place with 743 points.
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