Taskin, Chameera make gains; Miraz still No.2 bowler
The ICC has updated the ODI player rankings following the third Bangladesh-Sri Lanka ODI at Mirpur which the visitors won by 97 runs.
Dushmantha Chameera has made a large jump after his career-best 5/16 in the final ODI to avoid a whitewash. He has moved 27 slots to 33rd position in bowling rankings. At the start of the three-match series, he was placed 72nd. Leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga is 51st, with a gain of 10 places.
Skipper Kusal Perera, who struck a match-winning hundred (120) in that game, is 13 places up to 42nd among the batters. Dhananjaya de Silva is 85th (from 95th) after his steady half-century.
Among the Bangladeshis, Mehidy Hasan Miraz has lost 13 points but he is still ranked number two (713 points) in the rankings. Trent Boult leads the chart with 725. Meanwhile, Mustafizur Rahman (645) falls one slot to No.10 with Pat Cummins (646) shifting up.
Taskin Ahmed has jumped 12 places up to 88th after his 4 wickets for 46 runs.
Mahmudullah Riyad was consistent in the series as he made two fifties in three games. His 53 in the last game takes him two places up to 36th position. Mosaddek Hossain is ranked 113th (12 places up) after making 51 in his team’s defeat.
Mushfiqur Rahim (734 points), the player of the series, is 14th among the batters. He is the highest-rankes Bangladeshi batter. The next best is his captain Tamim Iqbal (25th, 667 points).
Shakib Al Hasan (387) remains as the No.1 ODI all-rounder. He had a quiet series with the bat.
As far as team rankings is concerned, Bangladesh, placed 7th, remain on 90 points. Sri Lanka are 9th with 78 points, behind West Indies (82).