According to the International Cricket Council’s rankings, Pakistan cricket team captain and star batsman Babar Azam is still in the first position with 873 points.
Prominent Indian batsman Virat Kohli is ranked second in the latest ICC rankings with 828 rating points in the batting rankings while Indian batsman Rohit Sharma is halfway through the first ODI of the series against the West Indies. With a century of 807 rating points are ranked third.
In the new rankings, Pakistan’s aggressive opener Fakhr Zaman has also managed to make a place while English batsman Joe Root has also managed to make a place in the top 10 batsmen.
According to the rankings, South African batsman Quentin de Kock is at the fourth position with 783 points while Australian Aaron Finch is at the fifth position with 779 points.
England’s Johnny Bairstow is sixth with 775 points and Australian opener David Warner is seventh with 762 points.
South African batsman Rossi van der Dawson is also in the eighth position in the list of top ten batsmen with 750 points, Fakhr Zaman is in the ninth position with 741 points and England’s Joe Root is in the tenth position with one point difference.
West Indies batsman Shay Hope has been relegated and has dropped out of the top 10 of the batting rankings after the first ODI against India.
There has been no change in the ICC ODI bowlers’ rankings in the top 10.
However, West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder managed to make it to the top 20 after rising four places in the all-rounders rankings thanks to a half-century in the first ODI against India.
One of the highlights of the new ICC rankings is the big jump in the world rankings of Oman batsman Jatinder Singh.
Oman batsman Jatinder Singh scored a magnificent century in the first match of the series against the United Arab Emirates.
The series is part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2.
Jitender Singh has jumped 26 places to reach the top 100 in the ICC batting rankings thanks to his tremendous century.
Oman’s young batsman Jatinder Singh is the second highest run scorer with 594 runs in 23 matches of the League 2 tournament.