The three-match one-day series played between India and New Zealand got over after the Kiwis completed a convincing win in the 3rd ODI to clean sweep India. This was only after 31 years that India had to suffer a whitewash in an ODI series.
At the same time, the one-day series played between South Africa and England ended at 1-1. After the end of these two series, the ICC has also released latest one-day ranking which has seen many changes.
In the batsmen rankings, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam retain their first three positions. New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has got the benefit of a great performance and has moved up one rank to fourth place. On the other hand, Faf Duplessis of South Africa has slipped one place to number five.
David Warner, Quinton de Kock, Kane Williamson, Joe Root and Aaron Finch takes the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth positions respectively. South African skipper De Kock has got benefitted from his performance and has jumped two places to number seven.
There has been a big change in the top position in the bowlers’ rankings. Team India’s fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has lost one place and has slipped to number two owing to his ordinary performance in the New Zealand ODI series. He is replaced by Trent Boult of New Zealand.
However, there has been no change from third to seventh position and Mujib ur Rehman of Afghanistan, Kagiso Rabada of South Africa, Pat Cummins of Australia, Chris Woakes of England and Mohammad Anabimir of Pakistan retain their positions.At the same time, Ravindra Jadeja has gained in the list of all-rounders and has moved up three places to seventh position. The biggest change has been in the top, where Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi has captured the top place, beating England’s Ben Stokes.