The International Cricket Council issued a new ICC ODI Rankings 2018, Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan became the top All-rounder.
The Indian batsmen and bowlers have improved ICC ODI Ranking 2018 with captain Virat Kohli maintaining his top-ranked in the batsman ranking. Indian opener Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have the greatest advantage in this ranking. Pakistan’s Babar Azam is the only batsman in the top 10 batsman list.
Indian bowler Jasprit Bumrah continued his reign ad the top-ranked in ODI bowler. Hassan Ali is the only Pakistani bowler in the top 10 while Junaid Khan who played the Asia Cup 2018 match against Bangladesh gained seven slots to reach 30 points.
ICC ODI Rankings 2018: Rashid Khan Top-Ranked All-Rounder
Apart from these, Indian Kuldeep Yadav also got the advantage in ranking. Kuldeep has gained three places. They have moved to third place with 700 points, while Indian fast bowler Jaspreet Bumrah is still at the top with 797 points. The biggest advantage in this ranking has happened to Rashid Khan. Rashid also took 10 wickets in Asia Cup 2018 and also scored runs, which led him to become the number one all-rounder of ODI cricket, leaving behind allrounder Shakib Al Hasan. Rashid has reached number one in the all-rounder ranking with 353 points. On the other hand, the Prophet (peace be on him) remained at the third spot with Shakib II with 337 points, with 341 points.
ICC ODI Rankings 2018: Kohli No. 1 & Rohit No.2 batsman
In the latest rankings released by the ICC on Sunday, Indian opener Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have benefited. Apart from this, Afghanistan’s legendary spinner Rashid Khan has become the number one ODI all-rounder. Rohit Sharma who captained the Indian team in absence of Virat Kohli has reached his career-best rank No. 2. Rohit is at number two with 842 points, while Virat Kohli with 884 points still remains at No. 1. Shikhar Dhawan is at fifth position with 802 points. The presence of three Indian batsmen in the top 5 in the batting rankings is a big achievement in itself. In the Asia Cup, Dhawan had scored the most runs for which he was also selected as the Man of the Tournament. Dhawan scored 342 runs, which helped him gain four places. Rohit scored 317 runs.