ICC ODI rankings: India at the second position; Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah stay on top
On Monday, the Indian cricket team took the second spot in the ICC ODI rankings Captain Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah remained on the top position of the respective charts for batsmen and bowlers
Dubai: On Monday, the Indian cricket team took the second spot in the ICC ODI rankings. Captain Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah remained on the top position of the respective charts for batsmen and bowlers.
Currently, India has 122 points on the back of series wins over Australia and New Zealand and are positioned after England (126) in the latest list, as told by the ICC in a statement.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni also moved up three places and got the 17th position the batting list for a run after a strong showing against Australia last month. This also included three consecutive half-centuries against Australia. He was also rewarded with the player of the series award.
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult moved up to third in the rankings for bowlers after finishing with 12 wickets in the series against India, which culminated in Wellington on Sunday with a 4-1 victory for the NZ players.
The 29-year-old left-armer, who swung the ball prodigiously to take five for 21 and helped New Zealand to a win in the fourth match, has surged seven places, said the International Cricket Council.
In January 2016 Boult topped the rankings, and is again on his way up, with only Bumrah and Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan ahead of him.
India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal moved up one place to fifth and fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar moved up six places and now placed at 17th are among others surged in the latest rankings.
The latest update also takes into account India's preceding three-match series against Australia, the five-match series between South Africa and Pakistan, and the three matches between the United Arab Emirates and Nepal.
Kedar Jadhav ranked up eight places to 35th is another one to advance for India in the list led by Kohli.
For South Africa, Quinton de Kock moved up one place to eighth, Hashim Amla moved up three slots to 13th and Reeza Hendricks moved up 36 places to 94th slot have moved up among batsmen while Andile Phehlukwayo's eight wickets have helped him gain 13 places and reach 19th place and Dwaine Pretorius has moved up from 53rd to 44th slot.
In team rankings, New Zealand has slipped behind South Africa to the fourth position. Nepal now has a full ranking after crossing the threshold of eight matches and are now have a tie with the UAE at 15 points with their 2-1 win but marginally left behind on decimals.