Indian players have made gains in the latest ICC ODI rankings following their 2-1 series win over West Indies.

Virat Kohli has benefitted the most following his series contribution of 191 runs, which included a top score of 127 in the final match of the series in Dharamsala, as he has climbed one place into second position and 16 points off the top spot.

Skipper M S Dhoni is at 6th position and Shikhar Dhawan is at 8th position. Ajinkya Rahane is the other major batsman to move up in the batting rankings, moving up nine places to 59th position.

Amongst the bowlers, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who is also one the nominees for the LG People’s Choice Award, has shown the most improvement by breaking into the top 10 for the first time by climbing seven places to seventh – just three point off his compatriot Ravindra Jadeja.

Mohammed Shami ended the series as the most successful bowler with 10 for 174, following on from a fine recent series in England where he claimed eight for 152. Shami has vaulted five places to 16th and in doing, he has broken into the top 20 for the first time in his career.

 

ICC ODI BOWLER’S RANKINGS

RANK PLAYER POINTS
1 Saeed Ajmal 770
2 Sunil Narine 753
3 Dale Steyn
712
4 James Anderson 690
5 Mitchell Johnson
680
6 Ravindra Jadeja 660
7 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 657
8 Mohammad Hafeez 647
9 Ryan Mclaren 646
10 Steven Finn 640

 

ICC ODI BATSMEN’S RANKINGS

RANK PLAYER POINTS
1 AB de Villiers 869
2 Virat Kohli 853
3 Hashim Amla 848
4 George Bailey 802
5 Kumar Sangakkara 800
6 MS Dhoni 757
7 Tillakaratne Dilshan 739
8 Shikhar Dhawan 722
9 Quinton de Kock
720
10 Ross Taylor

713