After the World Cup finishes, the ICC has released ODI ranking. The biggest advantage in the new rankings is that of champion England and runner-up New Zealand players.
As a team, England have maintained their first position in the rankings and the number of points has increased from the Indian team at number two. India has 122 points, while England has 125 points.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has gained two places in the batting rankings, while England opener Jason Roy has been successful in reaching the top-10 for the first time.
In the bowlers, English paceman Woakes got the benefit of better performance in the World Cup. Chris Woakes has moved six places to the 7th position. Which is the best ranking of his career so far. New Zealand’s Matt Henry has reached the 10th position with a jump of five places.
In the rankings of batsmen, the dominance of the batsmen of Team India remains intact. Team India captain Virat Kohli is in first position, while Rohit Sharma, who scored the highest run in the World Cup in second place, remains intact. Third place is Pakistan’s Babar Azam, fourth is South Africa captain Faf du Plessis, who scored a hundred in the last league match against Australia.
New Zealand’s Ross Taylor is at fifth place. Kane Williamson has come in sixth place with a long jump. After him is Australia’s David Warner who has scored 647 runs in this World Cup. Warner has lost a place. Meanwhile, England opener Jason Roy has moved three places to the 10th spot.
England’s Ben Stokes has had the advantage of a spectacular performance in the World Cup finals and he has reached his career best all-rounder ranking. Stokes is second to Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh. This is followed by Mohammed Nabi from Afghanistan and Imad Wasim of Pakistan, who is fourth in the list. Rashid Khan of Afghanistan is fifth in number.
In the bowling rankings, Jaspreet Bumrah remains on number one. He had a fantastic bowling in the World Cup. In the second place, New Zealand’s Trent Bolt, who had been a good bowler in the tournament, played a key role in helping New Zealand win against India in the semi-finals.
Third, Kigiso Rabada of South Africa and Pat Cummins of Australia have come in fourth place. Imran Tahir has got the advantage of a good performance in the World Cup and he is at fifth place. England’s Jofra Archer has gained a lot in the rankings. He has been able to reach the top 30.