The ICC Men’s ODI Batting Rankings have seen an increase in the number of power hitters, and the top slot in the Bowling Rankings is likely to go to a seasoned pacer.
In the most recent update, Trent Boult, Quinton de Kock, and Rohit Sharma moved toward the top of the Men’s ODI Player Rankings.
At the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, devastating efforts by India captain Rohit and South Africa opener de Kock have vaulted the two players higher in the ODI Batting Rankings.
De Kock started the tournament with back-to-back tons, but he missed a chance to get even closer to the top when he was out for 20, putting off South Africa’s match-changing 4/8 batting collapse against the Netherlands.
However, the keeper-batter from South Africa has moved up three spots to third in the ODI batting rankings, surpassing colleague Rassie van der Dussen, who is currently ranked fourth.
After scoring 131 runs against Afghanistan and then dominating Pakistan with 86 from 63 balls, Rohit climbed an even greater five spots to sixth place.
In the batting rankings, both Afghanistan’s opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz (up 19 places to 18th) and Netherlands captain Scott Edwards (up 16 spots to 27th) have risen after outstanding efforts that pushed both nations to unexpected wins.
Babar Azam, the captain of Pakistan, has pushed his lead in the ODI batting standings to eighteen points, achieving 836 rating points.
After overcoming illness to start his Cricket World Cup campaign with 12 runs against Pakistan, India’s young gun Shubman Gill is still ranked second.
After his destructive performance against Bangladesh, New Zealand bowler Boult is closing in on the top spot in the ODI Bowling Rankings.
Boult moved up one spot in the most recent rating update, putting him just one rating point behind Josh Hazlewood, who is now leading with 660 rating points.
In their most recent Cricket World Cup match, the 34-year-old put Bangladesh under immediate pressure when he had Litton Das caught off the opening delivery of the match.
Boult removed Towhid Hridoy for his 200th wicket in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and concluded with 2/45 against Bangladesh.
The left-arm quickly has a strong record of success at Cricket World Cups, sharing the lead in wicket taken with Mitchell Starc of Australia in 2015 with 22 scalps.
Boult took 17 victims and concluded the 2019 competition among the top 10 wicket-takers.
Magician Rashid Khan of Afghanistan has moved up two spaces to fourth in the bowling rankings, while Keshav Maharaj of South Africa has moved up seven spots to tie for fifth with Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Lungi Ngidi jumps six places to 16th place among the quicks, while South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada (up one spot) and India’s Jasprit Bumrah (up seven spots) are now equal for 14th place.
Shakib Al Hasan, a veteran of Bangladesh, remains to be ranked No. 1 in the ODI All-rounder Rankings with 343 rating points.
Mitchell Santner, a spinner from New Zealand, moved up one spot to equal sixth place in the Cricket World Cup thanks to a quick start.
Glenn Maxwell is now ranked eighth among the all-rounders in the Cricket World Cup thanks to his superb ball-handling ability so far.