CricketJasprit Bumrah Tops The ICC ODI Bowler Rankings, Shami Touches Another Milestone
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Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, who took 6 wickets in the first ODI against England, has become the number one bowler in the ODI rankings. After this performance, Bumrah has climbed five places and has moved up to the top position from sixth. He overtook Trent Boult and Shaheen Shah Afridi who are now in second and third position respectively.

Bumrah took the wickets of batsmen Jos Buttler, Joe Root, Jason Roy and Liam Livingston with the new ball. After this Sachin Tendulkar tweeted that he is the best bowler in all formats at present.

Also, sky sports commentator and ex England cricketer Nasser Hussein applauded the meancing bowling perfomance of Jasprit Bumrah, saying, “Jasprit Bumrah has to be the best all format bowler in the world.”

19 for 6 is Jasprit Bumrah’s bowling performance against England is the third best performance for India in men’s ODIs. Stuart Binny’s 6 for 4 against Bangladesh in 2014 is India’s best bowling performance, while Anil Kumble’s 6 for 12 against West Indies in 1993 is the second best bowling performance for India.

Another cherishing moment for India was Mohammed Shami took 80 matches to reach 150 ODI wickets. He became the fastest Indian to reach this figure and the third fastest overall. The previous Indian record for the fastest 150 ODI wickets was held by Ajit Agarkar, who took 97 matches to reach there.

Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 76 in the first ODI and is in fourth place. Virat Kohli is one rating point more than him in third place. The Pakistani pair of Babar Azam and Imam Ul Haq are at number one and number two respectively. Shikhar Dhawan, who scored 31 not out in the first ODI, is now in 12th place.

Suryakumar Yadav, who scored a century in the third T20, has climbed 44 places to number 5 in the T20 rankings and is India’s top batsman in T20. At the same time, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who became the Player of the Series after playing just two matches in the T20 series, is back in the top 10 in the T20 bowling rankings and he is at the 8th position. He is the only Indian bowler in the top 10. Josh Hazlewood continues to be the top bowler in T20Is. Like in ODIs, Babar is also the top batsman in T20.