Rohit Sharma closes in on Virat Kohli on high of ICC ODI rankings for batsmen

Virat Kohli stays the No. 1 batsman on the ICC ODI rankings, however Rohit Sharma is respiration down his neck after a stupendous displaying within the round-robin stage of the World Cup. Rohit has scored 647 runs up to now within the match, at a median of 92.42, with 5 a whole lot in eight innings. From a 51-point distinction, the hole between Kohli and Rohit has now narrowed to a mere six factors, with Rohit attaining a profession excessive of 885 factors.

Just under these two Indian batsmen is Babar Azam, who has moved up 4 locations to 3rd place, and at fourth is Faf du Plessis, who has moved up two spots. Ross Taylor, who started the World Cup at No. three, has solely proven middling kind via the match, and now sits in fifth place. Taylor’s team-mate Kane Williamson, in the meantime, has moved up 4 spots to eighth place.

David Warner, who spent a yr out of worldwide cricket serving a ban for his function within the Newlands ball-tampering saga, has re-entered the rankings in sixth place. With 638 runs at 79.75, Warner is at present the second-highest run-getter on the World Cup behind Rohit.

The highest two stay unchanged amongst ODI bowlers too, with Jasprit Bumrah‘s 17 World Cup wickets at 19.52 serving to him lengthen his lead over the No. 2-ranked Trent Boult from 21 factors to 58.

Large movers beneath the highest two embrace Pat Cummins, who has jumped three locations to No. three, and Mujeeb Ur Rahman, who has jumped 4 locations to No. 6. The bowlers Mujeeb has leapfrogged embrace his Afghanistan team-mate Rashid Khan, who has endured a below-par World Cup and has slipped 5 locations to No. eight.

Mitchell Starc, the highest wicket-taker on the World Cup with 26 at 16.61, has jumped a whopping 15 spots to No. 7. Starc, who had battled a pectoral harm within the months earlier than the World Cup, hadn’t performed any ODI cricket between November 2018 and the beginning of the match.

Shakib Al Hasan, who’s third among the many World Cup’s run-getters with 606 at 86.57 to go along with 11 wickets at 36.27, stays the No. 1 allrounder in ODIs, whereas Ben Stokes is scorching on his heels in second, having climbed 9 locations to get there.

England stay No. 1 on the crew rankings, with 123 factors, however solely decimal factors now separate them from India, who topped the World Cup’s round-robin section with seven wins and only one defeat. New Zealand and Australia, the opposite two semi-finalists, are equally neck-and-neck on 112 factors in third and fourth on 112 factors, whereas South Africa are fifth on 110.

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