ICC ODI Rankings: Shikhar Dhawan Rises To 13th Rank, Shreyas Iyer To 54th
As per the latest ICC ODI Rankings, Shikhar Dhawan & Shreyas Iyer have moved their position upwards. This happened after the India vs West Indies ODI series.
As of the most recent ICC Men’s ODI Rankings update, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan moved up to a joint 13th slot while batter Shreyas Iyer moved up 20 spots to a joint 54th spot following the second of the three-match ODI series against the West Indies.
Shikhar Dhawan delivered a game-winning performance in the dramatic opening ODI encounter between India vs West Indies, striking 97 runs in 99 balls.
He was also named the game’s man of the match for his incredible knock. India’s opening batsman contributed to their enormous 308 run total.
Shreyas Iyer got 54 runs off 57 balls for a half-century. The Indian team’s top order delivered yet another outstanding performance, enabling them to score a massive total that the West Indies team was unable to match. Mohammed Siraj, a pacer, also rose to the top 100 on the list.
After outstanding performance levels in the 1st Test of their ICC World Test Championship series in Galle, Sri Lankan spinner Prabath Jayasuriya and Pakistan’s opener Abdullah Shafique both maintained their lofty positions in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings.
Abdullah, who accumulated 720 runs in his first six Test matches and was named Player of the Match for his 2nd innings score of 160, moved up 23 spots to land in the 16th spot with a Pakistan record of 671 rating points.
Only two batters have ever had more rating points after six Tests: Sunil Gavaskar (692) and Donald Bradman. Saeed Ahmed’s 614 rating points were the previous best by a Pakistani batsman after six Tests (687).
With 481 rating points, the left-arm spinner Jayasuriya has moved up 11 spots to position 44, the fourth-highest rating of any bowler after two Tests.
His 21 wickets place him joint-third in terms of maximum wickets after two Tests. After two Tests, Bob Massie (494), Alec Bedser (500), and Narendra Hirwani (519) earned greater rating points.
With scores of 119 and 55, Pakistani captain Babar Azam surpasses Australia’s Steve Smith and moves up to third place overall with a rating of 874 points, a career high.
Babar is the only hitter in the top 10 of all 3 categories and is currently ranked first in both ODIs and T20Is.
Shaheen Afridi, a fast bowler for Pakistan, is another player to advance in the most recent weekly report, moving up one spot to a third position that matches a career high after taking 4 wickets in the 1st innings.
Hasan Ali and Yasir Shah both moved up one spot to take up positions 13 and 32, respectively.
Dinesh Chandimal of Sri Lanka has moved up 11 spots in the Test rankings after scoring 76 and 94 not out, while Kusal Mendis & Oshada Fernando have also advanced.
The third match between South Africa and England was rained off, bringing the series to a 1-1 tie.
As a result, Quinton de Kock of South Africa moved up two spots to fourth in the ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings. David Willey, an England fast bowler, has risen to the 23rd spot among bowlers.
After scoring a heroic 115 in the second game, West Indies opener Shai Hope has moved up three spots to position 12 while fast bowler Alzarri Joseph has moved up two spots to position 16 after taking two wickets in each of the two games.
New Zealanders Glenn Phillips plus fast bowler Lockie Ferguson, as well as Ireland bowlers Mark Adair as well as Joshua Little, who are currently ranked 43rd and 44th, have all advanced significantly in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings.