Quinton De Kock Advances To Fourth In ODI Rankings

Quinton De Kock advances to fourth in ODI rankings

DUBAI (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / NNI - 17th March, 2019) South Africa opener Quinton de Kock has grabbed fourth position among batsmen in the MRF Tyres ICC Men's ODI Player Rankings after playing a huge part in his team's 5-0 victory over Sri Lanka in a home series that ended in Cape Town.The 26-year-old left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman's 353 runs in the series, which included one century and three half-centuries, have helped him win the player of the series award and gain four slots in the latest rankings, which also see his captain Faf du Plessis move up to fifth position after scoring 272 runs.India captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma remain at number one and two after scoring 310 and 202 runs, respectively, in the home series against Australia, which they lost 3-2.

The latest rankings update carried out on Sunday also includes performances from series that saw New Zealand defeat Bangladesh 3-0 and the two drawn series between the West Indies and England, and Afghanistan and Ireland.Four others named player of the series have also made huge gains.

West Indies opener Chris Gayle's effort of 424 runs, including two centuries, have lifted him 35 places to 41st position, New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill's 264 runs have taken him from 19th to ninth position, Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan has moved up 16 places to 87th position while Usman Khawaja's 383 runs have lifted him 83 places to a career-best 25th place.Other batsmen to move up include Jos Buttler (up five places to 13th) and captain Eoin Morgan (up three places to 17th) of England, Shimron Hetmyer of the West Indies (up 16 places to 23rd), India's Kedar Jadhav (up 11 places to a career-best 24th), Australia's Marc Stoinis (up 15 places to 29th) and South Africa's Aiden Markram (up 12 places to 89th).In the list for bowlers, two formerly top-ranked players have made significant gains.

New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult has moved up one place to second after finishing with six wickets against Bangladesh while South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir has gained seven slots to reach fourth place after taking nine wickets against Sri Lanka.Other bowlers to advance include Australia's Pat Cummins (up 13 places to seventh), New Zealand's Lachlan Ferguson (up 12 places to 22nd), England's Mark Wood (up eight places to 24th), South Africa's Lungi Ngidi (up 21 places to 26th), West Indies captain Jason Holder (up 10 places to 30th) and Andy McBrine of Ireland (up 10 places to 42nd).Meanwhile, South Africa have gained one point while Sri Lanka have lost two points in the MRF Tyres ICC Men's ODI Team Rankings.

There have been no significant changes during the five series except for New Zealand narrowly edging past South Africa to third position and Australia going past Pakistan to fifth position.MRF Tyres ICC Men's ODI Team Rankings (as of 17 March)Rank Team Points1.

England 123 (-3)2. India 120 (-2)3. New Zealand 112 (+1)4. South Africa 112 (+1)5. Australia 103 (+3)6. Pakistan 1027.

Bangladesh 90 (-3)8. Sri Lanka 76 (-2)9. West Indies 76 (+4)10. Afghanistan 64 (+3)11. Zimbabwe 5212. Ireland 43 (+4)13.

Scotland 3314. UAE 1515. Nepal 1516. Netherlands* 8*The Netherlands will qualify for a full ranking after playing two more matches.(Developed by David Kendix)MRF Tyres ICC Men's ODI Player Rankings (as on 17 March 2019)Batsmen (top 20)Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Highest Rating1 ( - ) Virat Kohli India 890 59.57 911 v Eng at Headingley 20182 ( - ) Rohit Sharma India 839 47.39 883 v Aus at Sydney 20193 ( - ) Ross Taylor NZ 830 48.34 831 v India at Hamilton 20194 (+4) Q de Kock SA 803 45.

56 813 v SL at Durban 20195= (+1) Faf du Plessis SA 801 46.54 810 v SL at Centurion 2019( - ) Babar Azam Pak 801 51.29 846 v NZ at Wellington 20187 (-3) Joe Root Eng 791 50.90 824 v SL at Dambulla 20188 (+1) Fakhar Zaman Pak 755*! 53.40 755 v SA at Cape Town 20199 (+10) Martin Guptill NZ 750 43.51 789 v SA at Hamilton 201710 (-3) Shai Hope WI 744 45.56 785 v Eng at Barbados 201911 ( - ) K Williamson NZ 736 45.90 798 v SA at Centurion 201512 (-2) S Dhawan India 732 44.62 813 v Pak at Dubai 201813 (+5) Jos Buttler Eng 710 40.80 723 v Ban at Mirpur 201614 (-1) Hashim Amla SA 704 49.74 901 v Eng at Trent Bridge 201215 (+1) Imam-ul-Haq Pak 695* 60.55 706 v SA at Johannesburg 201916 (-4) Jonny Bairstow Eng 691 46.04 777 v Aus at Durham 201817 (+3) Eoin Morgan Eng 690 39.15 698 v WI at Grenada 201918 (-4) M Rahim Ban 689 34.56 712 v WI at Sylhet 201819 (-5) Tamim Iqbal Ban 679 36.08 737 v WI at St Kitts 201820 (-3) MS Dhoni India 674 50.72 836 v Aus at Delhi 2009Bowlers (top 20)Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Eco Highest Rating1 ( - ) Jasprit Bumrah India 774 22.15 4.51 841 v WI at T'puram 20182 (+1) Trent Boult NZ 759 24.70 5.07 766 v India at Delhi 20163 (-1) Rashid Khan Afg 747 15.00 3.90 806 v Pak at Abu Dhabi 20184 (+7) Imran Tahir SA 703 24.21 4.62 786 v SL at Johannesburg 20175 (+2) Kagiso Rabada SA 701 26.43 4.98 724 v Eng at Lord's 20176 (-2) Kuldeep Yadav India 689 21.74 4.93 765 v NZ at Bay Oval 20197 (+13) Pat Cummins Aus 681! 27.25 5.23 681 v India at Delhi 20198 (-3) Y Chahal India 680 24.61 4.89 730 v NZ at Napier 20199 ( - ) M Ur Rahman Afg 678* 18.80 3.74 691 v Ban at Abu Dhabi 201810 (-2) Adil Rashid Eng 672 29.74 5.58 687 v SL at Pallekele 201811 (-5) M Rahman Ban 667 21.71 4.71 695 v WI at Sylhet 201812 (-2) J Hazlewood Aus 648 25.15 4.73 733 v Eng at Adelaide 201813 (+1) Hasan Ali Pak 634 24.18 5.25 766 v NZ at Wellington 201814 (-1) A Dananjaya SL 627* 29.64 5.16 651 v Eng at Colombo (RPS) 201815 (+8) Matt Henry NZ 625 26.21 5.52 675 v Aus at Hamilton 201616 (+1) B Kumar India 619 35.66 5.01 658 v WI at Dharamsala 201417= (-5) Chris Woakes Eng 618 31.62 5.61 673 v NZ at Christchurch 2018(-1) Dale Steyn SA 618 25.95 4.87 746 v India at Durban 201319 (-4) M Nabi Afg 614 31.75 4.25 653 v Zim at Harare 201720 (-2) Mitchell Starc Aus 607 21.44 4.95 783 v NZ at Melbourne 2015All-rounders (top five)Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Highest Rating1 ( - ) Rashid Khan Afg 356 359 v Pak at Abu Dhabi 20182 ( - ) S Al Hasan Ban 341 453 v Zim at Chittagong 20093 ( - ) M Nabi Afg 329 349 v Ire at Greater Noida 20174 ( - ) M Hafeez Pak 296 437 v India at Kolkata 20135 (+1) M Santner NZ 278 317 v Eng at Christchurch 2018

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