ICC ODI Rankings: Shubman Gill jumps 45 places to 38th; Virat Kohli remains static at fifth
In the ICC ODI rankings revealed on Wednesday, Indian opener Shubman Gill has shot up an astounding 45 spots to be rated 38th.
The 22-year-old rookie had an outstanding performance in the recently finished three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe, scoring his first century (130 off 97 balls) in the last match in Harare.
Virat Kohli, a former Indian captain who did not play in the ODI series against Zimbabwe. He maintained his fifth-place ranking with a rating point total of 744.
Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, who was also rested for the series against Zimbabwe, remained in sixth place.
However, veteran batter Shikhar Dhawan, who also had a respectable performance against the Southern African country (154 runs in three matches), losing a spot to fall to 12th in the most recent rankings. After making two half century in the first and third games, respectively.
Babar Azam, the captain of Pakistan, is still listed as the best ODI batter in the world (891). And is closely followed by Rassie van der Dussen, a South African (789).
Trent Boult of New Zealand continues to lead the bowling rankings. While Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh leads the all-rounder rankings.