Prime News, International and National Sport, Cricket, Dubai (United Arab Emirates), October 1:- Opener Rohit Sharma, who led his team to Asia Cup title in the absence of top-ranked Virat Kohli, on Sunday, climbed two places up to a career-best second position to make it a 1-2 for India in the ICC ODI batting rankings.
This is for the second time that Sharma is in second position, having first reached number two in July this year. He aggregated 317 runs in the tournament, which India won by beating Bangladesh in the final by three wickets.
Shikhar Dhawan, who was highest run-getter with 342 runs, gained four slots to reach fifth position.
Another India player to gain in the rankings table is spinner Kuldeep Yadav, who has advanced three places to take a career-best third position after finishing as the joint-highest wicket taker along with Bangladesh’s fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman and Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan, all of who finished with 10 wickets each. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)