Sydney: Team India captain Virat Kohli and opener Rohit Sharma have retained their top two positions in the ICC ODI rankings. At the same time, Jasprit Bumrah is third in the bowlers.
Kohli had scored two half-centuries in the recently concluded three-match ODI series with Australia. India had lost 1-2 in this series. At the same time, Rohit, who has been away from the limited overs series due to a muscle strain, remains at number two. He is five points ahead of Pakistan’s Babar Azam at number three.
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Hardik Pandya, who played an unbeaten innings of 90 in the first match of the ODI series and 92 in the third match, has made it to the top-50 for the first time. He is 49th with 553 points.
Captain Aaron Finch, who has performed brilliantly in the ODI series from the Australian team, is in fifth place with highest career score of 791. Steve Smith, who scored two centuries from 62-62 balls in the first two matches of the series, has returned to the top-20 since 2018. He is currently ranked 15th with 707 points. Glenn Maxwell, who scored 167 runs in three matches of the ODI series with a strike rate of 194.18, has come at number 20.
Australia’s leg-spinner made a big impact in the batting-dominated series. He has been successful in making the top-20 for the first time. Zampa is in 14th place with 623 points. Josh Hazlewood has come in sixth place while Jasprit Bumrah of the Indian team is in third place.