ICC Rankings: Hasan Ali Becomes The Top Ranked ODI Bowler

The most recent ICC rankings have witnessed adjustments of management in all rating classes.

South Africa’s AB de Villiers has occupied the no.1 place within the ODI batsmen rankings, Pakistan rising quick bowling sensation Hasan Ali grabbed the highest slot within the bowling chart whereas most significantly South Africa has toppled India to emerge as the brand new top-ranked ODI aspect after the newest updates carried out on Friday.

The most recent rankings have included the primary two matches the South Africa-Bangladesh sequence and the primary three matches of the Pakistan-Sri Lanka sequence.

Each AB de Villiers and Hasan Ali had been in headlines for his or her match-winning performances this week.

Hasan Ali snapped 5 for 34 within the third ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi main his aspect to a seven wickets win and take an unassailable Three-Zero lead within the five-match sequence. This efficiency gave him the decisive increase in rating factors and took him to numero uno place.

After the five-wicket haul, the 23-year-old, who was one of many key males concerned in Pakistan’s victorious Champions Trophy marketing campaign, has 9 wickets within the sequence to date.

He moved up six locations to change into the fifth bowler to take up the highest place within the ODI rankings this 12 months. New Zealand’s Trent Boult, South Africa’s Imran Tahir and Kagiso Rabada and Australia’s Josh Hazlewood all led the bowling at one of many level time this 12 months.

In the meantime, AB de Villiers, who already has been the top-ranked ODI batsman on the earth 13 instances in his profession, smashed a knock of 176 off simply 104 within the 2nd ODI in opposition to Bangladesh in Paarl which propelled him to the highest of the batsmen’s chart.

AB de Villiers celebrates after attending to his century in opposition to Bangladesh within the 2nd ODI at Paarl

De Villiers has overtaken Australia’s David Warner and India skipper Virat Kohli on this course of he was first topped with the highest place on 30 Could 2010.

His knock, which featured 15 fours and 7 sixes, got here off solely 104 balls and helped South Africa take a 2-Zero successful lead within the three-match sequence whereas additionally edge forward of India within the ICC ODI Crew Rankings.

Mohammad Hafeez, who was reported as for suspect motion a day in the past, has as soon as once more change into the highest all-rounder overtaking the formidable Shakib Al Hasan. Hafeez first attained the highest rating in January 2013 and this the ninth time when he has managed to carry the highest spot.

India look to regain prime rankings

India just lately concluded limited-overs sequence in opposition to Australia with victory in ODIs by Four-1 earlier than levelling T20 sequence one-each. Photograph Credit score: AFP.

India has been left with the duty of regaining their misplaced prime place within the charts after they tackle New Zealand in an upcoming three-match sequence. This requirement comes because of the shuffle which noticed South Africa stage with India with 120 factors with the Proteas standing forward of their sub-continental rivals by a margin of decimal factors.

South Africa can attain 121 factors in the event that they handle to beat Bangladesh by a Three-Zero sequence. India, nevertheless, would nonetheless have an opportunity to win again the highest place in the event that they win the opening match in opposition to New Zealand which is about to be performed on the identical day South Africa will play the ultimate ODI of the sequence, on 22 October.

India will then need to win the sequence Three-Zero to remain on the highest spot.

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