ICC ODI Rankings: Imam-ul-Haq Surpasses Virat Kohli, Babar Azam Stays On Top

ICC ODI Rankings: Imam-ul-Haq Surpasses Virat Kohli, Babar Azam Stays On Top

Imam-ul-Haq celebrates half-century against West IndiesAFP

Pakistani opener Imam-ul-Haq Has gone beyond Virat Kohli To finish second in the ICC One Day International Better Rankings. Southpaw were third in the first rank, just below their captain. Babar Azam And former India captain Virat Kohli. His impressive performance in the home series has cleared him four points from Kohli at number two, which is the best ranking of his career. Imam scored three half-centuries to move Pakistan to a clean sweep of the West Indies 3-0 in the recent ODI series. His form was appropriately awarded as he won the Player of the Series award and stepped into the latest rankings released on Wednesday. The 26-year-old jumped 20 rating points to overtake Kohli and now has a career-best 815 rating points.

It is definitely far behind Babar’s mark of 892. The Pakistani captain has gained a huge lead in the ODI batsmen’s rankings after his 17th ODI century in the first match against the West Indies.

Kohli, who was second only to Babar in the rankings, is now third with 811 points, well above current ODI captain Rohit Sharma.

There were some other minor moves in the top 10, as well Aaron Finch Going ninth as Australia’s partner. David Warner Fell to 10th – while England Johnny Barstow Two places dropped to eighth and South Africa Rossi van der Dawson Reached number seven.

Pakistan’s fast bowlers Shaheen Afridi After a good series with the ball against the West Indies, they jumped two places and reached the fourth position. New Zealand fast bowlers Trent Bolt The bowlers are still at the top of the rankings but Australia’s Seymour Josh Hazelwood And Kiwi teammates Matt Henry After jumping in one place, they are closing in on the second and third, respectively.

England fast bowlers Chris Vokes He was out of the top five as he dropped four points to sixth, tied with him. Mujeeb-ur-Rehman After the Afghan spinner, there was a two-tier development.


The biggest move in the all-rounders’ rankings is Oman. Zeeshan MaqsoodAfter a stellar performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 action, he jumped 13 places to 10th position.

The veteran 34-year-old made an unbeaten century against Nepal earlier this month and then backed the United States by taking four wickets with the ball in Oman’s match.

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