ICC men's Batting Rankings
ICC men's Batting Rankings

ICC Men’s Batting Rankings: In the latest update of the MRF Tires ODI batting rankings, Indian cricketer Shubman Gill has made significant progress and could overtake Pakistan captain Babar Azam, who is currently at the top spot, in the coming few seasons.

Gill has been in excellent form for the Indian cricket team in the opening two ODIs against Australia.

In these two competitions, he has scored a total of 178 runs, showcasing his excellent batting skills. He scored a quickfire 74 in the series opener in Mohali and followed it up with his sixth ODI century in Indore.

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This remarkable performance has taken Gill to a new career-high rating in the updated list of ODI batsmen with a total of 847 rating points. He is now just 10 rating points behind Babar Azam.

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Babar Azam

This rivalry between Babar and Gill at the top of the ODI batting rankings is expected to continue throughout the six weeks of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, which is scheduled to begin on October 5. Pakistan does not have to play any official ODI match till then.

The World Cup opener and Gill are expected to sit out India’s final match against Australia, meaning Babar will enter this year’s tournament as the top-ranked ODI batsman.

It is worth noting that the competition for the top spot in the batting and bowling rankings is intense, with South Africa’s Rassie van der Dussen currently ranked third among ODI batsmen, but he is more than 100 points behind the leading pair of Babar and Gill. Are.

Additionally, Ireland’s Harry Tector has moved up to fourth in the rankings, achieving a new career-high rating.

The ODI bowling rankings are topped by India’s Mohammed Siraj, who has retained his position at the top despite not featuring in the ODI series against Australia.

ODI Batting Ranking

1Babar Azam PAK857898 v West Indies, 10/06/2022
2Shubman Gill IND847847 v Australia, 24/09/2023
3Rassie van der Dussen SA743796 v England, 19/07/2022
4Harry Tector IRE729729 v England, 23/09/2023
5Imam-ul-Haq PAK728815 v West Indies, 12/06/2022
6David Warner AUS720880 v Pakistan, 26/01/2017
7Quinton de Kock SA714813 v Sri Lanka, 10/03/2019
8Heinrich Klaasen SA698709 v Australia, 15/09/2023
9Virat Kohli IND694911 v England, 12/07/2018
10Fakhar Zaman PAK692784 v New Zealand, 29/04/2023
11Rohit Sharma IND682885 v Sri Lanka, 06/07/2019

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Mohammad Siraj

He ascended to the top rank after taking six wickets against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup final earlier this month. Siraj is 11 points ahead of Australia’s Josh Hazlewood, who is in second position.

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The ODI bowling rankings are highly competitive, with a difference of only 55 rating points between the top 10 players. Australia’s Adam Zampa improved his position to seventh position after taking three wickets in the opening two matches against India.

Mohammed Shami of India and Sean Abbott of Australia have also advanced greatly in the rankings. Furthermore, Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman rose five spots to 23rd following an outstanding performance in his team’s ODI series against New Zealand.

ODI Bowling Ranking

PositionPlayerTeam/ NationRating
1Mohammed Siraj IND680
2Josh Hazlewood AUS669
3Mujeeb Ur Rahman AFG657
4Rashid Khan AFG655
5Trent Boult NZ654
6Mitchell Starc AUS639
7Adam Zampa AUS637
8Shaheen Afridi PAK632
9Matt Henry NZ626
10Kuldeep Yadav IND625

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