Shubman Gill reaches a career-best second position in the ODI batsmen's list; Rohit, Kohli also in top10 -
Shubman Gill reaches a career-best second position in the ODI batsmen's list; Rohit, Kohli also in top10
Posted 13 Sep 2023 05:03 PM


Opener Shubman Gill posted a career-high second rank and is the highest among the three Indian batsmen in the top 10 of the ICC Men's ODI Rankings on Wednesday.
The other two Indians in the top ten are skipper Rohit Sharma (8th) and the incomparable Virat Kohli (9th).

The last time three Indian batsmen were in the top 10 in ODIs was in January 2019.
At that time, Rohit, Kohli and veteran fielder Shikhar Dhawan were three to bat. Gill, who scored 58 and shared a 121-run opening partnership with Rohit Sharma in the Asia Cup match against Pakistan, moved up one place, while the Indian skipper and Kohli moved up two places each in the latest rankings released by Global. . Cricket. the body Rohit has scored three consecutive half-centuries so far in the ongoing Asia Cup, while Kohli has risen to the occasion thanks to his unbeaten 122 against Pakistan.
Pakistan also have three batsmen in the top 10 and the ICC Men's ODI World Cup is less than a month away. Captain Babar Azam is at the top, enjoying a lead of over 100 points over Gill, while Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman are at the fifth and 10th positions respectively.
In the latest weekly update, which also takes into account the three matches of the South Africa-Australia series and the two matches of the England-New Zealand series, South Africa's Temba Bavuma entered the top 10 after scoring three centuries and two fifties. . - centuries in his last eight ODIs. He climbed 21 places to 11th, after his previous high of 25th.

Australians Davis Warner (up one place to fourth), Travis Head (up 6 places to 20th) and Marnus Labuschagne (up 24 places to 45th) made significant progress, as did India's KL Rahul (up 10 places to 37th a) and Ishan Kishan. . (two places up to 22). The winners in the latest update are Aiden Markram, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Liam Livingstone, Daryl Mitchell and Devon Conway.
New Zealand's Trent Boult is second among bowlers, while Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa is in the top five in the bowling rankings for the first time after finishing fourth in the second match against South Africa.

India's left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav moved up five places to seventh after taking nine wickets in two Asia Cup matches.
Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf moved up eight places to 21st, while India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah (up 8 places to 27) and all-rounder Hardik Pandya (up 21 to 56) also made big strides. Pandya also moved up four places to sixth in the all-rounder. Among others, South African spinners Keshav Maharaj (up 10 places to 25th) and Tabraiz Shamsi (up 15 places to 29th) are rising in the rankings.

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