Finch moves into top 10 after Pakistan series

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The Australia captain has gained 12 slots to reach the joint-ninth position in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings for batsmen.

  • Khawaja and Maxwell also gain; Imad advances in all three lists after five-match ODI series

Australia captain Aaron Finch has moved into the top 10 of the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after a superb run in the series against Pakistan which his side won 5-0 to bolster its confidence just two months before the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019.

The 32-year-old’s player of the series effort of 451 runs, with two centuries and at an average of 112.75, has seen him gain 12 slots to reach joint-ninth position, even as his other team-mates too made important gains in the list of batsmen with memorable efforts in the five-match series in the United Arab Emirates.

Finch’s opening partner Usman Khawaja has gained six slots to reach 19th position after scoring 272 runs in the series while Glenn Maxwell has advanced 10 places to reach 23rd place with 258 runs. Shaun Marsh has gained three slots to reach 44th after an aggregate of 182 runs.

Among their bowlers, leg-spinner Adam Zampa (up from 49th to 45th) and fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile (up from 60th to 49th) have reaped the rewards of taking seven wickets each in the series while Jhye Richardson (up from 47th to 38th) is another one to move up.

For Pakistan, Imad Wasim has made huge gains after scoring 141 runs in the series and taking three wickets. The left-hander, who led his side in the last two matches after Shoaib Malik had to withdraw due to an injury, has gained 16 places to reach 68th among batsmen, advanced seven places to reach 37th in the list of bowlers and moved from 16th to joint-sixth among all-rounders along with West Indies captain Jason Holder.

Others to advance for Pakistan include Haris Sohail (up 33 places to 58th) and Mohammad Rizwan (up 45 places to 101st) among batsmen and Yasir Shah (up four places to 62nd) and Faheem Ashraf (up nine places to 70th) among bowlers.

There has been no change of positions in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Team Rankings but Australia have increased the gap over Pakistan from one to 11 points.

RankTeamPoints
1England123
2India120
3New Zealand112
4South Africa112
5Australia108 (+5)
6Pakistan97 (-5)
7Bangladesh90
8Sri Lanka76
9West Indies76
10Afghanistan64
11Zimbabwe52
12Ireland43
13Scotland33
14UAE15
15Nepal15


*The Netherlands (eight points from six matches) 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 1 April 2019)

Batsmen (top 10)

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPtsAvgeHighest Rating
1( – )Virat KohliIndia89059.57911 v Eng at Headingley 2018
2( – )Rohit SharmaIndia83947.39883 v Aus at Sydney 2019
3( – )Ross TaylorNZ83048.34831 v India at Hamilton 2019
4( – )Q de KockSA80345.56813 v SL at Durban 2019
5( – )Faf du PlessisSA80146.54810 v SL at Centurion 2019
6(+1)Joe RootEng79150.9824 v SL at Dambulla 2018
7-2Babar AzamPak78151.29846 v NZ at Wellington 2018
8(+1)Martin GuptillNZ75043.51789 v SA at Hamilton 2017
9=(+12)Aaron FinchAus744!39.33744 v Pak at Dubai 2019
(+1)Shai HopeWI74445.56785 v Eng at Barbados 2019


Other selected rankings

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPtsAvgeHighest Rating
19(+6)U KhawajaAus685*!44.21685 v Pak at Dubai 2019
23(+10)Glenn MaxwellAus66633.33735 v India at Canberra 2016
44(+3)Shaun MarshAus56541.62581 v SA at Sydney 2009
58(+33)Haris SohailPak525*!48.11525 v Aus at Dubai 2019
68(+16)Imad WasimPak506*!47.40506 v Aus at Dubai 2019
88(+7)Alex CareyAus458*30.64471 v Pak at Dubai 2019
101(+45)M RizwanPak423*33.57426 v Aus at Dubai 2019


Bowlers (top 10)

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPtsAvgeEcoHighest Rating
1( – )Jasprit BumrahIndia77422.154.51841 v WI at T’puram 2018
2( – )Trent BoultNZ75924.75.07766 v India at Delhi 2016
3( – )Rashid KhanAfg747153.90806 v Pak at Abu Dhabi 2018
4( – )Imran TahirSA70324.214.62786 v SL at Johannesburg 2017
5( – )Kagiso RabadaSA70126.434.98724 v Eng at Lord’s 2017
6(+1)Pat CumminsAus69426.535.18701 v Pak at Abu Dhabi 2019
7(-1)Kuldeep YadavIndia68921.744.93765 v NZ at Bay Oval 2019
8( – )Y ChahalIndia68024.614.89730 v NZ at Napier 2019
9( – )M Ur RahmanAfg678*18.83.74691 v Ban at Abu Dhabi 2018
10( – )Adil RashidEng67229.745.58687 v SL at Pallekele 2018


Other selected rankings

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPtsAvgeEcoHighest Rating
37(+7)Imad WasimPak543*42.514.63554 v SL at Sharjah 2017
38=(+9)J RichardsonAus540*26.335.85548 v Pak at Sharjah 2019
45(+4)Adam ZampaAus51735.455.59528 v Pak at Dubai 2019
49(+11)N Coulter-NileAus499*26.565.47513 v India at Nagpur 2017
52(+26)Nathan LyonAus491*!44.344.86491 v Pak at Dubai 2019
62(+4)Yasir ShahPak469*47.395.22487 v Zim at Bulawayo 2018
63(+31)U ShinwariPak465*!19.324.91465 v Aus at Dubai 2019
70(+9)Faheem AshrafPak445*31.574.56452 v Aus at Sharjah 2019

All-rounders (top five)

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPtsHighest Rating
1( – )Rashid KhanAfg356359 v Pak at Abu Dhabi 2018
2( – )S Al HasanBan341453 v Zim at Chittagong 2009
3( – )M NabiAfg329349 v Ire at Greater Noida 2017
4( – )M HafeezPak282437 v India at Kolkata 2013
5( – )M SantnerNZ278317 v Eng at Christchurch 2018

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