ICC ODI Rankings: Virat Kohli solidifies top spot after reaching 10,000 club; Yuzvendra Chahal enters top-10 among bowlershttps://indianexpress.com/article/sports/cricket/icc-odi-rankings-team-batsmen-bowlers-virat-kohli-5431085/

ICC ODI Rankings: Virat Kohli solidifies top spot after reaching 10,000 club; Yuzvendra Chahal enters top-10 among bowlers

With series aggregate of 453 runs, Virat Kohli earned 15 points which has lifted him to 899 points - 28 ahead of second-ranked team-mate Rohit Sharma.

Virat Kohli scored three conseuctive centuries against West Indies in the ODIs.

ICC ODI rankings have been updated following the end of the series between India and West Indies, Sri Lanka and England & Bangladesh and Zimbabwe. The updated rankings see Virat Kohli further strengthen his hold over the top position in the batsmen rankings after reaching 10,000 ODI runs in the series against West Indies. With series aggregate of 453 runs he earned 15 points which has lifted him to 899 points – 28 ahead of second-ranked team-mate Rohit Sharma, who has collected 29 points following his series total of 389 runs.

In the bowlers’ rankings, spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravindra Jadeja have made big impacts with number-one-ranked Jasprit Bumrah achieving a career-high 841 rating points to lead third-ranked Kuldeep Yadav by 118 points. Kuldeep is also at a career-high 723 rating points. Chahal has entered the top-10 for the first time in his career by rising three places to eighth. Jadeja has climbed 16 places to move to 25th spot after picking up seven wickets.

Among the West Indies players, Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmyer are the biggest gainers in the batsmen rankings. Hope scored 250 runs in the series at an average of 62.50 and has been rewarded with a jump of 22 places which takes him to 25th position – the highest-ranked Windies batsman. Hetmyer emerged as the side’s leading run-getter with 259 runs at 51.80 and has jumped 31 places to claim 26th position.

From the Sri Lanka vs England series, which England won 3-1, Eoin Morgan and Niroshan Dickwella are the main beneficiaries. Morgan has moved to 19th place after rising four places with a series contribution of 195 runs, while Dickwella finished with 192 runs which has lifted him nine places to the 27th spot in the latest rankings.

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Looking ahead, Australia will host South Africa in a three-ODI series and Pakistan will play New Zealand in a series of the same number of matches in the UAE. Amongst these four sides, separated by 12 points, New Zealand are the highest-ranked in third place, followed by South Africa (fourth), Pakistan (fifth) and Australia (sixth).

In the team rankings, despite the ODI series win, India have dropped one rating point to stay firm at No 2 with England gaining one point at the top. England now have 126 points while India have 121 points. West indies made a strong effort in the first three ODIs against India and have earned three points but stay 9th in the rankings – behind Sri Lanka who gained two points.

ICC ODI Team Rankings

1. England – 126 points
2. India – 121 points
3. New Zealand – 112 points
4. South Africa – 110 points
5. Pakistan – 101 points
6. Australia – 100 points
7. Bangladesh – 93 points
8. Sri Lanka – 79 points
9. Windies – 72 points
10. Afghanistan – 67 points
11. Zimbabwe – 52 points
12. Ireland – 39 points
13. Scotland – 33 points
14. UAE – 21 points

ICC ODI Batsman Rankings

1. Virat Kohli (IND) – 899
2. Rohit Sharma (IND) – 871
3. Joe Root (ENG) – 807
4. David Warner (AUS) – 803
5. Babar Azam (PAK) – 798
6. Ross Taylor (NZ) – 785
7. Kane Williamson (NZ) – 778
8. Quinton de Kock (SA) – 769
9. Shikhar Dhawan (IND) – 767
10. Francois du Plessis (SA) – 753
11. Martin Guptill (NZ) – 731
12. Jonny Bairstow (ENG) – 726
13. Hashim Amla (SA) – 718
14. Tamim Iqbal (BAN) – 707
15. Aaron Finch (AUS) – 706

ICC ODI Bowling Rankings

1. Jasprit Bumrah (IND) – 841
2. Rashid Khan (AFG) – 788
3. Kuldeep Yadav (IND) – 723
4. Trent Boult (NZ) – 699
5. Josh Hazlewood (AUS) – 696
6. Kagiso Rabada (SA) – 691
7. Imran Tahir (SA) – 685
8. Yuzvendra Chahal (IND) – 683
9. Adil Rashid (ENG) – 683
10. Hasan Ali (PAK) – 681
11. Mujeeb Zadran (AFG) – 679
12. Mustafizur Rahman (BAN) – 671
13. Akila Dananjaya (SL) – 651
14. Chris Woakes (ENG) – 642
15. Mitchell Starc (AUS) – 642