India’s batting maestro Virat Kohli clutched the number two position in the most recent ICC ODI rankings for batsmen released in Dubai on Monday, while Rohit Sharma dropped a spot to seventh.Opener Shikhar Dhawan kept up his eighth position.

England batsman Joe Root has surged into the top five of rankings surprisingly after a stellar execution against Pakistan, which earned him the player of the series.

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Virat Kohli Retains No. 2 Position in latest ICC ODI rankings

The 25-year-old scored 274 keeps running in the series, which helped him jump New Zealand’s team of Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill and in addition India batsman Rohit Sharma into fourth position in the most recent player rankings.

During the series, the Yorkshireman additionally accomplished a profession best evaluating of 776 points, which he had achieved after the third ODI at Trent Bridge in which he scored 85.

Root is one of the four England batsmen to make upward development taking after a 4-1 series win over Pakistan.

Alex Hales has risen four spots to achieve twentieth spot in the wake of accumulating 223 runs in the series, incorporating a bellicose 171 in the third ODI, Captain Eoin Morgan has increased four places and is currently in 24th spot, while Jason Roy’s series contribution of 181 runs have helped him rise 10 spots to impart 35th spot to Dinesh Chandimal, who himself has climbed 15 places taking after a decent series with the bat against Australia.

The uplifting news for Pakistan was the development of its Captain Virat Kohli and wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed. Azhar’s 208 in the series has seen him move up 15 spots to 33rd rank, while Sarfraz, who was the most elevated run-getter in the series from either favor 300 runs, has climbed 21 spots to 39th position.

In latest ICC ODI Rankings AB de Villiers of South Africa is the number-one ranked ODI batsman, and he is followed by India’s Virat Kohli and team-mate Hashim Amla, in second and third positions, respectively.


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