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 read more

IHGF declared countrys leading trade show

first_imgRakesh Kumar, Director General – EPCH informed that Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair has been declared a leading trade show by Indian Exhibition Industry Association during the 9th edition of IEIA open seminar being held from June 13 -15, 2019 at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida. The IHGF is one amongst other eight shows such as IITF, Auto Expo, Iconic Indian exhibitions, ELECRAMA, India ITME IMTEX, and Plast India declared as leading shows of India; and play a key role as a multiplier of economic growth of the Country. Also Read – Pollution makes you more aggressiveIEIA open seminar is a platform to build business network, explore partnership, share knowledge, discuss concerns and address industry challenges for building a stronger industry. This year’s edition is being attended by more than 800 exhibition industry professionals from around 28 countries. Dr Anup Wadhawan, Commerce Secretary was the Chief Guest during the inauguration of the IEIA Open seminar on June 13, 2019. Commerce Secretary assured support to the exhibition sector and in particular to India Expo Centre and Mart. Also Read – Physical therapy better for low back painKumar while receiving the award along with team of EPCH said, right since its inception in 1986, EPCH has been playing a stellar role in projecting India’s image abroad as a reliable source of inimitable handcrafted items being produced and manufactured by more than 7 million artisans and craftspersons scattered in different craft clusters of the Country. He further said that receiving the award for IHGF as leading trade show in India took him down the memory lanes when EPCH organized Indian Handicrafts & Gifts [ IHGF] for the first time. With the passage of time, the show progressed in leaps and bounds. The IHGF has been revamped, renamed as IHGF-Delhi Fair with a new theme, bigger space, grander in product display and longer in duration. Looking at the largest participation by Indian Handicrafts exhibitors, Limca Book of World Records have recognised IHGF-Delhi Fair as world largest congregation of handicrafts exhibitors under one roof. Kumar informed that IHGF-Delhi fair is playing a vital role in increasing handicrafts exports from the Country apart from providing employment to artisans belonging to weaker sections of the society. Since the inception of EPCH, numerous export promotion efforts have brought about a sea change in India’s handicrafts exports. Kumar said that credit goes to handicrafts exporting community in achieving IHGF as the leading trade show in the Country and for posing faith in the Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair for the last more than 24 years and also to the International buying community from all across the globe who year after year is increasing to visit and source the requirement of home, lifestyle, textiles, and fashion products from IHGF-Delhi Fair.last_img read more