Recently ICC has issued a ranking of cricketers here, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan jumped two places to 16th after his half-century against Sri Lanka while Virat Kohli remained at the second spot in the latest ICC ODI. Hitman Rohit is in the third position with 817 points in the list headed by Pakistan's Babar Azam (873).
Among the bowlers, India's Yuzvendra Chahal has come at 20th with a four-place jump, Sri Lanka's Wanindu Hasaranga (up 22 places to 36th), South Africa's Tabraiz Shamsi sprinted to 28th place, Ireland's Simi Singh has reached 51st spot. In the ICC T20 rankings, Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan and England middle-order batsman Liam Livingstone made huge progress after finishing as the leading run-scorers for their teams in the three-match series won 2-1 by England.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Rizwan has attained a career-best seventh position after accumulating 176 runs in the series including an unbeaten 76 in the final match in Manchester, performances that helped him gain four places. Livingstone sprinted 144 places to reach 27th position after playing just eight T20Is since his debut against South Africa four years ago. The 27-year-old's aggregate of 147 runs against Pakistan included his maiden international century, a valiant 43-ball 103 in the first match.