ICC ODI rankings: Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots despite series defeat to Australia

first_imgICC ODI rankings: Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots despite series defeat to AustraliaICC ODI rankings: Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah maintained their top spot in batsmen and bowlers rankings, respectively, even though India lost to Australia 2-3 in the ODI series at home.advertisement Press Trust of India New DelhiMarch 17, 2019UPDATED: March 17, 2019 17:11 IST ICC ODI rankings: Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah remained the No.1 batsman and bowler, respectively. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSVirat Kohli remained the No.1 ODI batsman after scoring 310 in the series vs AustraliaJasprit Bumrah sat atop the ODI bowlers list with 774 pointsKedar Jadhav jumped up 11 places for a career- high 24India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah have retained their top positions in the batsmen and bowlers’ list of the latest ICC ODI rankings issued Sunday.Kohli remained at number one spot after scoring 310 in the recently-concluded home series against Australia while his deputy Rohit Sharma hit 202 runs to maintain the No.2 spot in the batting chart.Kedar Jadhav’s all-round effort has helped him move up 11 places to a career-best 24th after the five-match series, which India lost 2-3.Meanwhile, South Africa opener Quinton de Kock has grabbed fourth position among batsmen after playing a huge part in his team’s 5-0 victory over Sri Lanka in a home series that ended in Cape Town on Saturday.The 26-year-old left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman’s 353 runs in the series, which included a century and three half-centuries, has helped him win the player of the series award and gain four slots in the rankings.New Zealand’s Ross Taylor has maintained the number three spot.In the bowlers list, Bumrah is sitting at the top with 774 points.Among others, New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult has moved up a place to second after finishing with six wickets against Bangladesh, pushing Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan to No.3, while South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir has gained seven slots to reach fourth place after taking nine wickets against Sri Lanka.The all-rounders’ table continued to be headed by Rashid Khan. However, no Indian figures in the top-5.In the ODI team rankings, England and India are at the top two positions.advertisementNew Zealand have narrowly edged past South Africa to third spot while Australia have gone past Pakistan to fifth place.South Africa have gained one point while Sri Lanka have lost two points.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Virat KohliFollow Jasprit BumrahFollow Kedar JadhavFollow India vs AustraliaFollow South Africa vs Sri LankaFollow Rashid KhanFollow ICC ODI rankingslast_img

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