Shaheen Shah Afridi Climbs to Fifth
Pakistan’s fast bowling sensation Shaheen Shah Afridi has climbed four places to reach the fifth position in the ICC ODI rankings after taking six wickets in two matches in the Asia Cup 2023. He is now only behind four other bowlers.
Haris Rauf Makes Remarkable Jump
Haris Rauf has made a remarkable jump of 14 spots and is now ranked 29th. He has taken four wickets in two matches, including a career-best 3-28 against India.
Naseem Shah Reaches Career-High
Naseem Shah, another promising talent in Pakistan’s fast bowling arsenal, has achieved a career-high ranking of 68th in the ICC ODI bowler rankings. His performances in the Asia Cup highlighted his potential, suggesting a bright future in international cricket.
Indian Youngsters Achieve Career-High Ratings
India’s young talents, Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan, have achieved their career-high ratings. Gill scored an unbeaten 67* in a crucial match against Nepal, earning him a career-high rating of 750 points and the third position in the ODI batter rankings, just before the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Kishan’s impressive 82 in the match against Pakistan propelled him to a new career-best rating of 624 points and a 12-place rise to 24th in the ODI batter rankings.
Babar Azam Still Leads ODI Batter Rankings
Despite these advancements, Babar Azam, Pakistan’s skipper, still holds a substantial lead in the ODI batter rankings with a total of 882 rating points. Rassie van der Dussen from South Africa is in second place with 777 points.
Charith Asalanka Moves Up Eight Spots
Sri Lanka’s Charith Asalanka has moved up eight spots to 29th in the latest ODI rankings for batters.