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Saeed Ajmal continues to top the bowlers’ table

Saeed AjmalLahore: Off-spinners James Tredwell of England and Sachitra Senanayake of Sri Lanka entered the top 20 of the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI Bowlers for the first time at the end of the five-match ODI series between the two sides that finished at Edgbaston on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka claimed the five-match series 3-2 after it sealed the fifth and final ODI with a six-wicket win on Tuesday.

Tredwell jumped 18 places to a career-best 12th with 627 ratings points, while Senanayake vaulted 20 places to 13th, with 623 ratings points.

Both Tredwell and Senanayake claimed nine wickets in the series. However, Senanayake had a better average of 15.11, while Tredwell’s haul came at an average of 18.44.

The biggest mover inside the top 10 was England’s James Anderson, who moved up three places to fourth after picking up eight wickets in the series. Anderson is on 706 ratings points, eight behind third-ranked Sunil Narine of West Indies.

Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal continues to top the bowlers’ table, with South Africa’s Dale Steyn in second place.

England paceman Chris Jordan, the highest wicket-taker in the series with 12 wickets, was the highest mover outside the top 20, rocketing 52 places to reach a best-ever 51st.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan moved up two places to seventh on the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen, in the only positive movement inside the top 10.

Off-spinners James TredwellDilshan was the highest run-getter in the series, with 222 runs at an average of 44.40.

Outside of the top 20, England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler made the biggest move, jumping 31 places to a career-best 33rd with 580 ratings points. Buttler made 172 runs in four innings to be England’s highest run-getter in the series, and also scored his first ODI hundred.

Other batsmen to move up include Ian Bell in 22nd (up by one), Angelo Mathews in 24th (up by two) and Joe Root in 41st (up by one).

India’s Virat Kohli continues to top the batting list, followed by South Africa batsman AB de Villiers in second place and Australia’s George Bailey in third.

 

Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings (as on 4 June after England-Sri Lanka series)

 

Rank   (+/-)     Team                         Rating           (+/-)

1                        Australia                    115                

2            (+1)     Sri Lanka                   112                (+1) 

3             (-1)     India                          112                 

4                        South Africa              109                  

5            (-1)      England                     109                 (-1)

6                        Pakistan                     100

7                        New Zealand               98                   

8                        West Indies                  94                  

9                        Bangladesh                  73

10                      Zimbabwe                    61

11                      Afghanistan                  34

12                      Ireland                          33

Reliance ICC ODI Player Rankings (as on 4 June after England-Sri Lanka series)

 

Batsmen

 

Rank    (+/-)        Player               Team        Pts          Ave       HS Rating

1           ( – )          Virat Kohli            Ind          881         52.16     886 v Ban at Fatullah 2014

2           ( – )          AB de Villiers        SA           872         49.46     883 v Ind at Cardiff 2013

3           ( – )          George Bailey       Aus         856*!    53.12     856 v Eng at Adelaide 2014

4           ( – )          Hashim Amla       SA           840         53.34     901 v Eng at Trent Bridge 2012

5           ( – )          K Sangakkara      SL           821         40.36     853 v Afg at Mirpur 2014

6           ( – )          MS Dhoni              Ind          783         53.28     836 v Aus at Delhi 2009

7           (+2)         T Dilshan               SL           732         37.83     767 v Pak at Sharjah 2013

8           (-1)          Shikhar Dhawan  Ind          723*      41.77     736 v WI at Kanpur 2013

9           (-1)          Misbah-ul-Haq    Pak         715         44.38     744 v SL at Fatullah 2014

10         ( – )          Ross Taylor          NZ          713!       40.07     713 v Ind at Wellington 2014

11         ( – )          Kane Williamson NZ          688!       39.51     688 v Ind at Wellington 2014

12         ( – )          Shane Watson      Aus         676         41.06     773 v SL at Hambantota 2011

13         ( – )          Quinton de Kock SA           673*!    46.31     673 v Ind at Centurion 2013

14         (+1)         Michael Clarke    Aus         660         44.66     750 v SL at Melbourne 2008

15=       (+1)         M Hafeez              Pak         654         31.05     665 v Ban at Mirpur 2014

(+1)         Ahmed Shehzad  Pak         654         34.40     670 v Ban at Mirpur 2014

17         (+1)         Umar Akmal        Pak         652         38.57     702 v Afg at Sharjah 2012

18         (-4)          Eoin Morgan        Ire/Eng   639         39.02     690 v Aus at The Oval 2010

19         (+1)         Martin Guptill       NZ          635         39.16     684 v Zim at Napier 2012

20         (+1)         Rohit Sharma       Ind          627         35.69     672 v WI at Kochi 2013

 

Selected Rankings

 

Rank     (+/-)       Player                 Team      Pts          Ave       HS Rating

21         (-2)          Alastair Cook       Eng         625         38.03     752 v Aus at Lord’s 2012

22         (+1)         Ian Bell                  Eng         621         37.16     702 v Ind at Edgbaston 2007

24         (+2)         A Mathews           SL           617!       36.83     617 v Eng at Edgbaston 2014

33         (+31)      Jos Buttler             Eng         580*!    32.73     580 v SL at Edgbaston 2014

35         (-5)          M Jayawardena   SL           579         33.01     738 v WI at Colombo (RPS) 2001

41         (+1)         Joe Root                                Eng         550*      35.85     585 v SA at The Oval 2013

46         (-5)          D Chandimal        SL           536         30.34     667 v Aus at Adelaide 2012

62         (-7)          Ravi Bopara         Eng         512         31.44     543 v SA at Cardiff 2012

79         ( – )          Kusal Perera         SL           465*      26.32     474 v Pak at Mirpur 2014

96         (+13)      Ashan Priyanjan  SL           406*      28.50     431 v Eng at Durham 2014

 

Bowlers

 

Rank    (+/-)        Player                Team       Pts          Ave      Econ      HS Rating

1           ( – )          Saeed Ajmal         Pak         789         22.25     4.14       810 v SA at Centurion 2013

2           ( – )          Dale Steyn            SA           742         25.49     4.79       746 v Ind at Durban 2013

3           ( – )          Sunil Narine          WI          714         26.97     4.19       791 v SL at Jamaica 2013

4           (+3)         James Anderson  Eng         706         28.69     4.94       719 v SA at The Oval 2013

5           (-1)          Ravindra Jadeja  Ind          676         32.58     4.71       738 v Zim at Bulawayo 2013

6           (-1)          L Tsotsobe            SA           674         24.96     4.75       743 v NZ at Auckland 2012

7           (-1)          Morne Morkel      SA           673         23.54     4.78       717 v SL at East London 2012

8           ( – )          Clint McKay         Aus         666         24.37     4.78       709 v Eng at Cardiff 2013

9           (+1)         Mitchell Johnson Aus         639         25.88     4.85       724 v Ban at Darwin 2008

10         (+1)         M Hafeez              Pak         637         35.60     4.06       769 v Ind at Kolkata 2013

11         (+1)         Kyle Mills              NZ          633         26.74     4.72       722 v Aus at Melbourne 2009

12         (+18)      James Tredwell    Eng         627*!    24.98     4.76       627 v SL at Edgbaston 2014

13         (+20)      S Senanayake      SL           623*      33.56     4.53       624 v Eng at Durham 2014

14         (-5)          Rangana Herath  SL           619         32.77     4.35       703 v SA at Pallekele 2013

15         (-2)          R Ashwin               Ind          616         32.91     4.90       691 v SL at Hambantota 2012

16         (-2)          Junaid Khan         Pak         613         24.37     4.99       655 v SL at Abu Dhabi 2013

17=       (-2)          Kemar Roach       WI          607         26.77     4.92       650 v Pak at St Lucia 2013

(-2)          Abdur Razzak      Ban        607         28.69     4.53       679 v Zim at Bulawayo 2013

(-2)          Tim Southee         NZ          607         31.52     5.20       633 v Eng at Lord’s 2013

20         (-2)          Ryan McLaren    SA           605         28.11     5.11       617 v Ind at Johannesburg 2013

 

Selected Rankings

 

Rank     (+/-)        Player                Team       Pts          Ave      Econ      HS Rating

22         (-2)          Angelo Mathews  SL           600         35.00     4.48       649 v Ind at Trinidad 2013

23         (-2)          Lasith Malinga     SL           599         26.92     5.17       675 v Ban at Colombo (RPS) 2007

28         (-1)          N Kulasekara       SL           569         32.91     4.71       727 v NZ at Colombo (RPS) 2009

38         ( – )          Tim Bresnan         Eng         527        35.20     5.45       605 v Ind at The Oval 2011

39         ( – )          Ajantha Mendis   SL           523         20.45     4.44       648 v NZ at Colombo (RPS) 2011

48         (-7)          Suranga Lakmal  SL           491*      30.10     5.49       509 v Ire at Dublin 2014

51         (+52)      Chris Jordan         Eng         467*      28.50     5.59       468 v SL at Lord’s 2014

55         (-3)          Ravi Bopara         Eng         461*      37.45     4.88       484 v Aus at Perth 2014

57         (-6)          Thisara Perera      SL           458         27.97     5.47       610 v Ind at Colombo (RPS) 2012

72         (-3)          T Dilshan               SL           411         47.21     4.73       497 v SA at Colombo (RPS) 2013

All-rounders

 

Rank    (+/-)        Player                 Team       Pts        HS Rating

1           ( – )          M Hafeez              Pak         417        438 v Ind at Kolkata 2013

2           ( – )          Angelo Mathews  SL           370        373 v Pak at Mirpur 2014

3           (-1)          Shakib Al Hasan Ban        368        453 v Zim at Chittagong 2009

4           ( – )          Ravindra Jadeja  Ind          358        378 v Eng at Edgbaston 2013

5           ( – )          Shane Watson      Aus         336        433 v WI at St Lucia 2012

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