Kohli, Rohit static in ODI batting chart, Bumrah 5th among bowlers

Dubai, May 26 (PTI): India skipper Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma held on to their second and third positions respectively in the batting chart, while pacer Jasprit Bumrah remained static at number five in the bowling list of the latest ICC ODI player rankings issued on Wednesday.
Kohli and Sharma were sitting pretty with 857 and 825 points respectively in the batting list headed by Pakistan’s Babar Azam with 865 points.
In bowling, Bumrah was at the 5th position with 690 points, while New Zealand’s Trent Boult was atop with 737 points, followed by Bangladesh’s Mehidy Hasan (725), Afghanistan’s Mujeeb Ur Rahman (708) and Kiwi pacer Matt Henry (691).
Bangladesh off-spinner Hasan became only the third bowler from his country to be ranked among the top two after a fine showing in the first two matches of their ongoing World Cup Super League series against Sri Lanka. Hasan has advanced three places to reach the second position after returning figures of four for 30 and three for 28 bowling with the new ball.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan had grabbed the number one position in 2009 for the first time, while left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak is the other Bangladesh bowler to have been in the top two, reaching the second position in 2010.Left-arm fast bowler Mustafizur Rehman is another one from Bangladesh to move up the list, his hauls of three for 34 and three for 16 lifting him eight places to ninth position. Mushfiqur Rahim, player of the match in both ODIs, has moved up four places to a career-best 14th position after scoring 84 and 125. His best position has been fifth, which he had attained in December 2018.
Mahmudullah has advanced two places to 38th position after his scores of 54 and 41.

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