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Mohammad Amir Reaches Career-high Spot in ODI Rankings

Mohammad Amir has reached a career-best seventh position among bowlers in the ICC ODI Player Rankings after the three-match home series against Sri Lanka which Pakistan won 2-0 with one match washed out.

Cricketnext Staff |October 4, 2019, 10:04 AM IST
Mohammad Amir Reaches Career-high Spot in ODI Rankings

Mohammad Amir has reached a career-best seventh position among bowlers in the ICC ODI Player Rankings after the three-match home series against Sri Lanka which Pakistan won 2-0 with one match washed out.

The left-arm fast bowler, who retired from Tests earlier this year to concentrate on white-ball cricket, has risen six spots in the list led by India’s Jasprit Bumrah after finishing with four wickets, including a haul of three for 50 in the final match. His previous highest ranking was 10th in June this year.

Usman Shinwari, another left-arm fast bowler from Pakistan, has made a significant rise, gaining 28 slots to reach 43rd position after finishing with six wickets in the series, including a five-wicket haul that won him the player of the match award in the second ODI.

Left-handed batsmen Fakhar Zaman (up two places to 16th) and Haris Sohail (up three places to 32nd) are the others to gain from Pakistan, while Sri Lanka’s Danushka Gunathilaka has reached a career-best 70th place after a century in the final match.

In the ODI Team Rankings, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have retained sixth and eighth positions, respectively. Namibia, Oman and the USA, who have ODI status, meet the minimum requirement of eight qualifying matches and are now on the rankings table.

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