Team India skipper Virat Kohli has retained the top position among batsmen in the latest ICC rankings. His deputy Rohit Sharma bridged the gap at No. 2 following his record five World Cup tons. Pakistan’s Babar Azam has gone up to the third place. Australia opener David Warner has re-entered the top 10 at number six.
India are ruling the roost in the ODI rankings with pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah extending his lead at the top from 21 points to 56 points after grabbing 17 wickets in the nine league matches at the World Cup.
New Zealand’s Trent Boult remained in the second spot. Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan has retained the top spot among all-rounders. In the ICC ODI Team Rankings, England remain in first position at 123 points but only ahead of India on decimal points.
New Zealand and Australia are similarly both on 112 with New Zealand fractionally ahead. South Africa is fifth on 110 points.