The left-hander climbs eight ranks on the list owing to 117 and 180 not out in both ODIs. Which won him Player of the Match honors.
After slamming back-to-back hundreds in the first two ODIs of Pakistan’s present five-match series against New Zealand, Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman has risen to a career-high second place in the Men’s ODI Player Rankings.
The left-hander’s 117 and 180-run innings in both ODIs earn him Player of the Match accolades, driving him eight places up the leaderboard, which Babar Azam leads. Fakhar’s previous best finish was sixth in April 2021.
Wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan has moved up the rankings from 64th to 58th following unbeaten knocks of 42 and 54, while fast bowler Haris Rauf has climbed 12 spots to 51st after hauls of two for 65 and four for 78.
Tom Latham and Daryl Mitchell of New Zealand have also made substantial gains. Latham has moved up three spots to 29th after scoring 20 and 98 in the two matches, while Mitchell’s two centuries have moved him up 57 spots to 51st.
In other movements on the ODI rankings table, Muhammad Waseem of the United Arab Emirates has moved up three places to 62nd among batters after scoring 48 against Oman in the semifinal of the Asian Cricket Council Men’s Premier Cup in Mulpani, Nepal.
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Men’s one-day international players
After taking four for 32, and scoring 40 in that match. Oman skipper Zeeshan Maqsood move up six places to 43rd among bowlers and three places to fifth among all-rounders. After his four-wicket haul, Oman’s left-arm seamer Bilal Khan has moved up to 33rd place.
After completing a 2-0 series triumph against Ireland in Galle, Sri Lankan players have made substantial progress in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings.
Angelo Mathews has moved up one spot to 22nd after hitting 100 not out, Kusal Mendis has moved up three spots to 39th after top-scoring with 245, and opener Nishan Madushka has moved up to 102nd in the batting rankings after scoring 205.
Prabath Jayasuriya has risen six places to 13th in the bowling rankings after taking seven wickets in the match, while Ramesh Mendis has risen ten places to 22nd following his six-wicket haul.
Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie’s scores of 95 and 46 sent him up 29 places to 93rd, while Harry Tector and Lorcan Tucker also advanced.
Men’s ODI Player Rankings
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