Ravindra Jadeja jumps up to No.1 place in ICC ODI bowling rankings

Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja has topped the latest ICC bowlers’ rankings in ODIs, level along with West Indies spinner Sunil Narine, after jumping 4 spots. Ravindra Jadeja has been the 1st Indian bowler to top the rankings since Anil Kumble, who topped the table with 1996. Jadeja took 5 wickets from 5 matches in the ODI series against Zimbabwe and is the leading wicket-taker this year along with 38 wickets from 22 games at 18.86.

Ravindra Jadeja

Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara, who’s placed 3rd after Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers, equalled his career-high ranking in the batting list. Sangakkara, the top run-scorer in the ODI series against South Africa with 372 runs at an average of 93, was last ranked 3rd in 2005. Tillakaratne Dilshan received 2 spots and is now on the 6th spot.  He scored 273 runs in the series and was 2nd in the list of major run-scorers.

Meanwhile, India strong their position at the top of the ODI rankings after their 5-0 win even though it received them only one rating point. Australia is ranked 2nd, 9 rating points behind India. Sri Lanka and South Africa changed places and Sri Lanka are now ranked 4th, 6 rating points ahead of South Africa.

The latest rankings were unveiled after India’s 5-0 series win against Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka’s 4-1 series win against South Africa at home.

ICC ODI Bowlers Rankings

ID Rat. Name
1 733 R.A. Jadeja
1 733 S.P. Narine
3 718 S.T. Finn
4 714 J.M. Anderson
5 713 Saeed Ajmal
6 699 H.M.R.K.B. Herath
7 684 C.J. McKay
8 678 Mohammad Hafeez
9 673 L.L. Tsotsobe
10 663 Abdur Razzak

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