Amir Enters Top 10 Bowlers, Imam & Fakhar Move Up in ICC ODI Rankings

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has updated its ODI rankings following the conclusion of the Pakistan-Sri Lanka series.

Pakistan fast bowler, Mohammad Amir has entered the top 10 bowlers with 663 rating points, on par with Australian pacer, Mitchell Starc. He is currently ranked at 8th position, overtaking Afghanistan’s leg-spinner, Rashid Khan. He took 4 wickets in 2 matches to leapfrog 6 places in the rankings.

Jasprit Bumrah leads the ODI bowling charts with 797 rating points.

When it comes to batting, Babar Azam has retained his 3rd position with 834 points. The top 2 slots belong to Virat Kohli (895) and Rohit Sharma (863). Imam-ul-Haq is at 12th whereas Fakhar Zaman is ranked at 16th place.

The all-rounders’ rankings in ODIs have been topped by Shakib Al Hasan with Imad Wasim and Mohammad Hafeez at 4th and 10th places respectively.

In the ODI team rankings, Pakistan still stands at 6th place with 98 points. The list is topped by World Champions England with 125 points.

Below are the top 5 for batting, bowling, and all-rounders in ODIs:

Rank Batsman Team Rating
1 Virat Kohli IND 895
2 Rohit Sharma 863
3 Babar Azam 834
4 Francois du Plessis 820
5 Ross Taylor 817
Rank Bowler Team Rating
1 Jasprit Bumrah IND 797
2 Trent Boult 740
3 Kagiso Rabada 694
4 Pat Cummins 693
5 Mujeeb Zadran 681
Rank All-rounder Team Rating
1 Shakib Al Hasan BD 394
2 Ben Stokes 319
3 Mohammad Nabi 310
4 Imad Wasim 295
5 Rashid Khan 288

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