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Usman Khawaja registered two centuries towards India within the recently-concluded ODI sequence © Getty
Usman Khawaja’s stellar sequence towards India by which he amassed 383 runs at a median of 76.60, together with notching up his first two ODI centuries, has helped him soar a staggering 85 locations to his profession greatest rating of 25th in One Day Internationals. His countrymen, Pat Cummins who took 14 wickets has additionally moved up 13 locations to the seventh spot.
A number of South African gamers too have benefited from a top-notch sequence towards Sri Lanka. Quinton de Kock’s was on the peak of his energy within the 5-Zero sequence victory, having registered a ton and three half-centuries within the sequence, serving to him push to the number-four spot within the present ODI rankings His skipper, Faf du Plessis, has additionally jumped a spot as much as quantity 5 and Imran Tahir has gained seven slots and moved to the fourth spot within the bowler’s rankings.
The spectacular comeback of Chris Gayle the place he smashed England bowlers throughout the park and scored 424 runs, together with two superlative tons has helped him transfer up 35 locations to the 41st place within the batsmen’s rankings. The opposite main beneficiaries have been Kedhar Jadhav and Martin Guptill. Jadhav attained his career-best rating of 24 after a match-winning efficiency in Hyderabad towards Australia and Guptill has entered top-10 after a superb sequence towards Bangladesh.
In the meantime, Indian captain Virat Kohli and his countrymen, Jasprit Bumrah proceed their domination within the ICC ODI rankings by prolonging their keep because the top-ranked batsman and bowler respectively within the newest launched rankings. Virat’s deputy within the ODI crew, Rohit, has managed to retain the second spot after a median sequence towards Australia.
Australia’s ODI sequence victory towards India has pushed them above Pakistan to quantity fifth rank whereas New Zealand have surprisingly leapfrogged South Africa to take the third spot.