Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has gained two places to reach the 16th spot in the latest ICC ODI Rankings after his unbeaten half-century in the first match against Sri Lanka. At the same time, Virat Kohli remains in second place. Dhawan reached 712 rating points with the help of an unbeaten 86 in the first match of the three-match ODI series being played in Colombo to gain two places while Kohli has 848 points. Another senior India batsman Rohit Sharma is third on the list with 817 points, with Babar Azam (873) of Pakistan at the top. South Africa's Quinton de Kock has moved up to number 10 with a century in the last ODI against Ireland.
The rankings have looked at the results of the three-match series between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh, the third match between South Africa and Ireland and the first two ODIs between India and Sri Lanka. Among the bowlers, India's Yuzvendra Chahal (up four places to 20th), Sri Lanka's Wanindu Hasaranga (up 22 places to 36th), South Africa's Tabrez Shamsi (up eight places to 39th), Ireland's Simi Singh (up to 51st). ) and Zimbabwe's Blessing Mujarbani (ranked 70) managed to move upwards. Bangladesh star Shakib Al Hasan has gained a lot in the bowling rankings. He has now entered the top-10 by jumping nine places.
Rizwan and Livingston gain in T20 rankings
In the ICC T20 rankings, Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan and England middle-order batsman Liam Livingston have gained a lot, who were the highest run-getters for their teams in the three-match series. In this, England won the series 2-1. Wicketkeeper-batsman Rizwan reached his career-best ranking of seven, having added 176 runs from an unbeaten 76 in the final match of the series, which helped him gain four places. He broke into the top 10 for the first time after being named the 'Player of the Series' against Zimbabwe in April this year.
Livingston jumped 144 places to reach 27th place. He has played just eight T20 Internationals since his debut against South Africa four years ago. The 27-year-old scored a total of 147 runs against Pakistan in his first international century (103 in 43 balls). West Indies' Evin Lewis has moved up from 10th to eighth in the T20 rankings. David Malan, Babar Azam and Aaron Finch are present in the top three.