Jasprit Bumrah rises to top spot in ICC ODI rankings for bowlers

Bumrah lost the top spot to New Zealand’s Trent Boult in February 2020, after being No. 1 for most of the last two years. He held the top for a total of 730 days, more than any other Indian and the ninth most in history.

Bumrah, who has been No. 1 in T20Is in the past and currently holds a career-best third position in Tests, is the second Indian fast bowler after Kapil Dev to be No. 1 in the ODI rankings. Maninder Singh, Anil Kumble and Ravindra Jadeja are the other Indian bowlers to have achieved the top ranking.

Bumrah’s new-ball partner Mohammed Shami also took 3/31 and played his part to bundle out England for 110 in 25.2 overs. Shami has moved up three places to joint 23rd with teammate Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

The Indian opening pair also need to make some improvements after taking the team to their target in just 18.4 overs. Skipper Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 76 to close the gap with third-ranked Virat Kohli by just one rating point, while left-armer Shikhar Dhawan has moved up to 12th unbeaten on 31.

In the latest weekly ranking update, which also considers performance in the first two Ireland v New Zealand matches, which are part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, and the first West Indies v Bangladesh match, England captain Jos Buttler moved up one place. Huh. 24th after the top score for England with 30.

In the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings, India batsman Suryakumar Yadav has secured 44 slots to reach a career-best fifth position after 117 in the final match of the three-T20I series against England. West Indies’ Nicholas Pooran has moved up five places to eighth after his match-winning 74 not out in the final of the series against Bangladesh.

India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has climbed to a career-best seventh position after leading 3/15 in the second T20 International in Birmingham, while India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has moved up two places to 19th position. Harshal Patel (up 10 places to 23rd) and Bumrah (up six places to 27th) have also moved up.

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