The ICC has released its latest ODI rankings. Indian opener Rohit Sharma has reached out to the second spot. Also his captain Virat Kohli top in the ODI ranking table.
At the same time, the second-seeded captain, Rohit has reduced the gap between the two in the World Cup with a record fifth century. Kohli has so far scored 442 runs at an average of 63.14 in the World Cup, including five half-centuries. They have gained one point and they now have 891 rating points.
There was a difference of 51 points between Rohit and Kohli, but now there is a gap of only six points between them. Prior to the semi-finals, Rohit has 885 points, which is also the best rating for his career.
Pakistan Babar Azam has reached the third place in the batting table. Australian opener David Warner has so far scored 638 runs in the World Cup, which is only six runs short of Rohit Sharma. Warner has reached the sixth place in the rankings. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has also reached the top ten. He is at the eighth position while Usman Khawaja has reached 15th position. England’s openers Johnny Bairstow and Jason Roy have moved forward in both the rankings. Roy has reached the top 13th ranking of career.
Talk about bowlers, the dominance of the Indians in the rankings remains intact. In the bowlers, Jasprit Bumrah has strengthened his position on the top. Due to taking 17 wickets in the World Cup, he has moved up 56 places from second-placed New Zealand’s Trent Boult. Australia’s fast bowler Pat Cummins third, Kagiso Rabada fourth and Imran Tahir are at fifth place.
Afghanistan’s team lost all their nine matches, but spinner Mujib ur Rahman (sixth) and Rashid Khan (Rashid Khan) (eighth) both remained in the top ten. Australia’s Mitchell Starc (seventh) and Pakistan’s Mohammad Aamir (12th) have also improved.
In all-rounders, Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh has retained the top spot while Ben Stokes of England has moved up nine places to second place. In the ICC ODI Team Rankings, England has been ranked first with 123 points. It is only ahead of India to calculate in decimal. Both New Zealand and Australia have 112 points but the Kiwi team is ahead in calculating in decimal. South Africa is at number five with 110 points.