The International Cricket Council has released the latest ICC Rankings for the Men’s ODI. Indian batting giants, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, have made gains whereas Siraj has become the biggest gainer jumping by 4 places.
Virat Kohli who recently scored a brilliant century in the first ODI against Sri Lanka has now moved up by 2 spots to 6th position in the recent rankings. Also, the Indian skipper who played a spectacular inning of 83 runs has also claimed 8th spot as he moved up by a spot.
Indian pacer Mohammad Siraj who snatched 2 wickets in the first ODI and was very economical. In the recent rankings he too had moved up by spots and is now ranked 18th in the recent ODI rankings.
Talking about the t20i, Surya Kumar Yadav has maintained his supremacy in the format and is still ranked at the top. Talking about Surya on BCCItv, Virat Kohli said “What you are doing in the last year is something that is very special. Something that I have not seen before.”
“You are creating a different template. You are creating a different energy. I can see in the crowds when you go. There is genuine love and genuine affection because of the way you are playing. It is amazing to see, and I wish you all the best,” added Kohli.
Whereas in the all-rounders, Shakib-Al-Hasan is also placed rigidly at the first spot. Moreover, Rashid Khan has replaced Wanindu Hasaranga to become the top ranked bowler in this format.