India opener Rohit Sharma has moved up four places to reach the fifth position in the ICC ODI player rankings after finishing as the leading scorer in the home series against Australia which India won 4-1 on Sunday.
Rohit’s 296 runs in the series, which included a fine 125 in the last match in Nagpur, contributed significantly to India’s convincing victory over the World champions that helped the home side grab the No.1 position.
ICC ODI Team Rankings
Rohit is now on a career-best 790 rating points but his highest ranking has been third, which he attained in February 2016.
Also, Australia’s opener David Warner has closed in on No. 1 ranked India skipper Virat Kohli, bridging the pre-series gap of 26 points to just 12 points as he has moved to 865 points.
ICC ODI Batsmen Rankings
In the rankings for bowlers, South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir has regained the top spot after Australia pace bowler Josh Hazlewood missed the India series due to a side strain and lost 18 points in the process. Tahir is now just four points ahead of Hazlewood at 718 points.
Among other movements, India’s left-arm spinner Axar Patel has reached a career-best seventh position after moving up three places in the list of bowlers.
In the list of all-rounders led by Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan, England’s Ben Stokes has moved into the top five.
ICC ODI Bowlers
ICC ODI All-Rounders Rankings