Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah solidified their top two spots in the latest ICC Men’s ODI player rankings on Monday. While Kohli remains at the summit in the batting rankings with an impressive 890 points, Jasprit Bumrah holds the pole position in bowling category.
Rohit Sharma is just behind Kohli in the second position of the batting rankings with 839 points. In bowling, the other Indians featuring in the top ten rankings are Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal – the former holds the seventh position (689 points) whereas Chahal holds the eighth position (680 points).
Australian captain Aaron Finch also moved into the top ten batsman rankings after a tremendous performance in the recently concluded series against Pakistan which his side won 5-0.
Finch scored a total of 451 runs in the series with an average of 112.75. This performance allowed the batsmen to gain 12 slots to reach the joint ninth position with West Indies Shai Hope. Both Finch and Hope have 744 points each.
Usman Khawaja, Australia’s opening batsmen also gained six slots to reach the 19th position in the batting rankings. Glenn Maxwell also saw a 10 place jump to reach the 23rd position.
Among the bowlers, Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa has jumped four positions to reach the 45th position.
In terms of all-rounders, Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan holds the pole position with 356 points, closely followed by Bangladesh’s Shakib-Al-Hasan with 341 points.
In team rankings, England holds the number one slot with 123 points and India is on the second position with 120 points.
( With ANI Inputs)