Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer move up in ICC ODI rankings | Cricket News

DUBAI: India’s senior hitter Shikhar Dhawan moved up a spot to No. 13 in the latest ICC ODI rankings on Wednesday thanks to his game-winning shot against West Indies in the opener of the current limited series.
Dhawan, a left-handed hitter, scored 97 in the first ODI against West Indies last Friday in Port of Spain. India won the match by three points.
Another Indian pasta Shreyas Iyerwho hit back-to-back half-centuries in the first two ODIs against the West Indies, moved up 20 spots to rank 54th among batters.
Iyer had hit 54 and 63 in the first and second ODI against West Indies.

Pacer Mohammad Siraj earned a spot in the top 100 and is in 97th place. Siraj had numbers of 2/57 in the first ODI against West Indies.
Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, who were both rested for the series against the West Indies, fell one spot each to fifth and sixth place respectively.
For the West Indies, fly-half Shai Hope is up three places to 12th after his 115 in game two, which was in vain as speedster Joseph Alzarri moved up two places to 16th after taking two wickets apiece in the two matches against India.
Meanwhile, South Africa’s Quinton de Kock moved up two places to fourth after his 92 not eliminated in the third game against England which was washed away by rain, ending the series at 1-1 .
Pacer of England David Willy ranked 23rd among bowlers.
Meanwhile, in the ICC Test rankings, Pakistan fly-half Abdullah Shafique, who was declared man of the match for his second set of 160 against Sri Lanka and amassed 720 points in his first six Tests, won 23 places to reach the 16th position with a Pakistan Record of 671 scoring points.
The best precedent of a Pakistani batter after six Tests was Saeed Ahmed’s 614 rating points. Only two batters have ever had more runs after six Tests – Sunil Gavaskar (692) and Donald Bradman (687).

Pakistan captain Babar Azam’s scores of 119 and 55 against Sri Lanka saw him overtake Australian Steve Smith to reach third on a career high with a career-best 874 points.
Babar is currently the highest ranked in ODIs and T20Is and remains the only hitter in the top 10 of all three lists.

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