Mushfiqur jumps five places, Shakib loses top spot

Mushfiqur jumps five places, Shakib loses top spot

Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has moved five places up in the ICC ODI batting rankings after two valuable knocks in South Africa. His team-mate Shakib Al Hasan has lost his No.1 position in the all-rounders rankings. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ এগিয়েছেন মুশফিক,শীর্ষস্থান হারিয়েছেন সাকিব]

Mushfiqur scored 110* in the first ODI in Kimberley and 60 in the next match in Paarl. This has helped him move five spots up to number 18th place with 667 points. Tamim Iqbal retains his 16th spot with 680 points.

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AB de Villiers, who scored career-best 104-ball 176 in the second ODI, has regained his top position in the batting rankings with 879 points (up two places).

In the bowling rankings, Hasan Ali has become the number one ODI bowler in the world with 743 points. The Pakistani seamer has leaped six places to takeover Imran Tahir. Shakib is the only Bangladeshi among the top 20, at 19th (up one place) with 586 points.

Mohammad Hafeez, who has been reported for illegal bowling action, manages to top Shakib as the number one all-rounder. He has 360 points to his name. While Shakib, who failed with the bat in both matches and took two wickets, is 15 points less than Hafeez.

 

ICC ODI batting rankings:

1. AB de Villiers (SA) – 879

2. Virat Kohli (Ind) – 877

3. David Warner (Aus) – 865

4. Babar Azam (Pak) – 833

5. Quinton de Kock (SA) and Joe Root (Eng) – 802

 

ICC ODI bowling rankings:

1. Hasan Ali (Pak) – 743

2. Imran Tahir (SA) – 726

3. Josh Hazlewood (Aus) – 714

4. Kagiso Rabada (SA) – 703

5. Mitchell Starc (Aus) – 684

 

ICC ODI all-rounders rankings:

1. Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) – 360

2. Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) – 345

3. Mohammad Nabi (Afg) – 329

4. Angelo Mathews (SL) – 296

5. Ben Stokes (Eng) – 293

 

-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com