Shakib

Shakib is in the top ten in the ICC rankings

Shakib Al Hasan is back in the top ten bowlers in the ICC ODI rankings. Taskin Ahmed’s ranking also has the impression of consistent performance in the same format. The right-arm pacer has jumped 15 steps in the bowlers’ rankings.

The ICC on Wednesday released an update on the boys’ rankings. Along with Shakib and Taskin, Tamim Iqbal has also improved in the list of batsmen in that ranking.

Taskin bowled well in the ODI series against South Africa. After the performance of the first two matches, he moved up 60 to 12 steps to the 47th position.

He then took 5 wickets as the first Bangladeshi bowler in South Africa to bowl in the third and final match. After winning the last match by 9 wickets, Bangladesh got the taste of winning the series on Proteas soil for the first time. Taskin was named Man of the Series and Man of the Series.

After that performance, Taskin is joined 33rd in the rankings along with Sri Lanka’s Vanindu Hasaranga. Shakib took 2 wickets for 24 runs in that match.

The left-arm spinner and the best all-rounder in the country came up to the eighth position in the bowlers’ rankings. On the other hand, Tamim has advanced 4 steps in the ranking of batsmen.

This left-arm opener is in 20th place. He remained unbeaten on 7 runs in the last match of the series. Another opener Liton Kumar Das, who scored 48 runs in the same match, is one step ahead.

His position is in the 30th place. Besides, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mehedi Hasan Miraj are in the 18th position among the batsmen of Bangladesh and 7th in the list of bowlers.

Australian spinner Adam Jumper has improved in the bowlers’ rankings. Australia lost to Pakistan by 7 runs in the first match of the series. The leg-spinner, who took 4 wickets for 36 runs with the ball in that match, is 7 steps ahead in the ninth position in the rankings.

Also at the top is Achehn New Zealand’s Trent Boult. Then there are Josh Hazlewood of Australia and Chris Oakes of England. The rest of the top seven are also unchanged.

Pakistan’s Babar Azam is still at the top in batting. The next two places are India’s Virat Kohli and New Zealand’s Ross Taylor. However, South Africa’s Quinton de Kock has gone down one step.

India’s Rohit Sharma has left him behind. Besides, Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq, who scored a century in the first match of the ongoing ODI series against Australia, is two steps ahead at exactly ten.

Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan is still at the top of the all-rounders’ rankings. England’s Ben Stokes is one step ahead in the top five. Mitchell Santner of New Zealand dropped from five to six. And his Kiwi teammate Colin D Grandhome (seventh place) is back in the top ten.

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