Indian skipper Virat Kohli and right-arm pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their top-spots in the latest ICC ODI rankings.
Kohli, with 890 points, will be going to the World Cup as the number one batsman in the world while Bumrah will be the number one bowler in the 50-over format.
His deputy, Rohit Sharma has secured the second position with 839 points while Windies’ Shai Hope achieved his career best as he is placed fourth after some stellar performances in the recent past.
As for the bowlers, Bumrah is accompanied by spin twins Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal who are placed seventh and eighth with 689 and 680 points, respectively.
Surprisingly, the list of ICC ODI all-rounder rankings doesn't feature a single Indian in the top 10. Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan leads the pack while India’s Kedar Jadhav is tied at 12th position with England’s Moeen Ali and South Africa’s Andile Phehlukwayo.
ICC ODI Rankings (Batsmen)
1) Virat Kohli (890 points) 2) Rohit Sharma (839 points)
3) Ross Taylor (831 points) 4) Shai Hope (808 points)
5) Quinton de Kock (803 points)
6) Faf du Plessis (801 points) 7) Babar Azam (788 points)
8) Joe Root (782 points)
9) Fakhar Zaman (758 points)
10) Martin Guptill (750 points)
1) Shakib Al Hasan (359 points)
2) Rashid Khan (339 points)
3) Mohammad Nabi (319 points)
4) Imad Washin (289 points)
5) Mitchell Santner (279 points)
6) Chris Woakes (271 points)
7) Mohammad Hafeez (266 points)
8) Jason Holder (264 points)
9) Sikandar Raza (261 points)
10) Angelo Mathews (255 points)
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Sports Journalist by profession, a Cricket Fanatic by passion. Aayush Sharma has been following the game of cricket since childhood and considers Sachin Tendulkar as his idol. When in free time, he loves to read books or go out and play some gully cricket with friends. For him, Tennis ace Roger Federer and F1 Legend Michael Schumacher are the only sportspersons that reach the level of Tendulkar