AB de Villiers retains his no. 1 spot in ICC ODI rankings for batsmen

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South Africa’s star batsman AB de Villiers has retained his number 1 spot in the latest rankings for batsmen as released by the International Cricket Council (ICC).


Also, Pakistan opening Babar Azam has reached to his career best ranking following his impressive performance in the recently concluded ODI series against the West Indies, which Pakistan won by 2-1.

Babar has moved up to the eighth rank piping New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson, who is now at the ninth place.


Top 10 batsmen in latest ICC ODI’s rankings (with rating points):

1) AB de Villiers (SA) : 875
2) David Warner (AUS) : 871
3) Virat Kohli (IND) : 852
4) Joe Root (ENG) : 787
5) Faf du Plessis (SA) : 781
6) Quinton de Kock (SA) : 780
7) Martin Guptill (NZ) : 777
8) Babar Azam (PAK) : 762
9) Kane Williamson (NZ) : 757
10) Steve Smith (AUS) : 733

Note: Rankings updated on April 11, 2017


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