Rediff – India captain Virat Kohli strengthened his position at the top of International Cricket Council ODI rankings for batsmen by touching a career-high 911 points, while Kuldeep Yadav broke into the top-10 of the bowlers’ chart at sixth, on Wednesday.

Summary

  • India captain Virat Kohli strengthened his position at the top of International Cricket Council ODI rankings for batsmen by touching a career-high 911 points, while Kuldeep Yadav broke into the top-10 of the bowlers’ chart at sixth, on Wednesday.
  • Yadav is the second India bowler to feature in the top-10 after number-one ranked Jasprit Bumrah and the fifth spinner to find a place in the 10 highest-ranked bowlers.
  • England batsman Joe Root’s back-to-back centuries have helped him vault into second place in the rankings list.
  • Root has leapfrogged Babar Azam (Pakistan), Rohit Sharma (India), David Warner (Australia) and Ross Taylor (New Zealand) to a career-high second position.
  • England pacer Liam Plunkett, has gained one place and is now 20th, Mark Wood is on a career-high 26th ranking after rising two places and David Willey has jumped 11 places to claim 31st positionThere is no change in the top five all-rounders, with Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan leading the field.


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