Saturday, December 28, 2013

India is in top of the ICC ODI Team rankings

In the recently announced ICC ODI rankings, Virat Kohli has become the highest-placed Indian batsman by retaining his second position with 859 points. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Shikhar Dhawan are other Indian players who have maintained their place among the first ten ODI batsmen with sixth and tenth spots respectively. This list is dominated by South Africa’s AB de Villiers who is at the top position with 872 points.
India has become the top ranked ODI team with 120 ratings points. Australia could sustain their second position with 114 points. They are following by England and South Africa.
Thanks to his good performance in the recently concluded five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi where he became the leading run scorer, Mohammad Hafeez achieved a career-best ranking of 16th.
Indian bowler Ravindra Jadeja has made his inclusion among the top ten ICC ODI bowlers list. He has gained 6th position while Ravichandran Ashwin is ranked 17th. Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal is continuing his dominance in the bowling list.

Bangladeshi all-rounder has lost his top position to Pakistani player Mohammad Hafeez. He is now in second position with 376 points. He has also lost his position in the Test all-rounder rankings also.