ICC Releases Top Players Rankings of 2020 recently. They have the Test players ranking, the ODI players ranking and the T20 players ranking. Let’s see who has made it into the list this time.
ICC Releases Top Players Rankings
1. Steve Smith
Steve Smith is back in the top rank of the best batsman list in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings. This is the eighth time Smith is on the top of the Ranking list of best Test batsmen.
2. Virat Kohli
The Indian captain Virat Kohli regained the Second position in the ICC Test Rankings, the best batsman list. Kohli is ranked second in the list with 886 points, which is just 25 points less than Smith.
3. Kane Williamson
New Zealand‘s finest batsman Kane Williamson secured third place in the list. A score of 251 in the first Test against West Indies helped Kane Williamson secure the third position in the latest Batting Rankings. He gained a total of 886 with his recent performances.
4. Marnus Labuschagne
Marnus Labuschagne, the right-hand Australian batsman, is in the fourth position with 827 points. If he manages to have a good series in the upcoming matches, the Australian batsman has chances of going up in the Rankings.
5. Babar Azam
Babar Azam made history by becoming the only player on the top 5 ICC Rankings list across all formats.
6. David Warner
David Warner is on the 6th position with rating points of 793.
7. Cheteshwar Poojara
Poojara, the right-hand batsman from India slipped to the seventh position in the new ICC Test Rankings for the best batsman. He scored a total of 766 points.
8. Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes, the current vice-captain of the England Test cricket team is in the eighth position in the table with 760 points
9. Joe Root
The captain of England‘s Test cricket team is ranked in the 9th position in the Test batting ICC Test Ranking.
10. Ajinkya Rahane
Rahane, the current vice-captain of Indian team, earned a total of 726 points, thereby positioning in the tenth in the list.
Test Bowler Rankings
1. Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins, the vice-captain of Australia’s National team topped the best bowlers list in ICC Test Players Ranking. He scored a total of 904 points.
2. Stuart Broad
The English cricketer is on the second of the list with a total of 845 points
3. Neil Wagner
Neil Wagner, South African-born New Zealand Test cricketer has scored a total of 840 points making it the third in the list
4. Tim Southee
Timothy Grant Southee, New Zealand’s right-arm fast-medium bowler, who is the current vice-captain of the International team is on the fourth position of the list with 825 points.
5. Kagiso Rabada
Rabada, South African international cricketer who had topped the ICC Test bowler rankings in January 2018 has slipped into the fifth position with 802 points in the list.
6. Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc, the Australian International player is on the sixth position with a total of 797 points.
7. James Anderson
Anderson, the England player who holds the record of the most wickets in the Test and ODI matches has a total of 781 points.
8. Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Jasbirsingh Bumrah, the Indian right-arm fast bowler is on the eighth position with a total of 779 points.
9. Josh Hazlewood
The Australian pace bowler has a total of 769 points, and backs the ninth position
10. Ravichandran Ashwin
Ashwin became the second Indian bowler to make into the top ten ICC Test bowlers ranking. He had a total of 756 points.
Test All-Rounder Rankings
- Ben Stokes from England made it to the top in the ICC All-Rounder rankings with a total of 446 points.
- Jason Holder from West Indies is second on the list. He has a total of 423 points.
- Ravindra Jadeja is on the third position with a total of 397 points.
- Shakib Al Hasan, the cricketer from Bangladesh made it to the fourth position in the Test All-Rounder rankings.
- Mitchell Starc, scored a total of 298 points to become the fifth best All-Rounder.
- Ravichandran Ashwin backed the sixth rank in the list with a total of 281 points.
- Colin de Grandhomme ,became the first cricketer from New Zealand to rank in the table with a total of 269 points.
- Chris Woakes , the English cricketer backs the eighth position in the list,. A total of 269 helped him in securing the eighth position.
- Pat Cummins, he is the second cricketer from Australia after Mitchell Starc to make into the top ten. His total points is 266.
- Stuart Board is on the tenth position with 44 points less than Pat Cummins.
ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings
ODI Batsmen ranking
|1||Virat Kohli (India)||870|
|2||Rohit Sharma (India)||842|
|3||Babar Azam (Pakistan)||837|
|4||Ross Taylor (New Zealand)||818|
|5||Aaron Finch (Australia)||791|
|6||Faf du Plessis (South Africa)||790|
|8||Kane Williamson (New Zealand)||765|
|9||Quinton de Kock (South Africa)||755|
|10||Jonny Bairstow (England)||754|
Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, again cemented his first rank in the ICC Men’s ODI batsman ranking. A huge score of two half-centuries, 89 and 63 in the second and third ODI against Australia backed him in winning the top position. Rohit Sharma who missed the Australian ODI series, made it to the second position scoring 5 points more than Babar Azam who is on the third position.
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ODI Bowlers Rankings
|1||Trent Boult (New Zealand)||722|
|2||Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan)||701|
|3||Jasprit Bumrah (India)||700|
|4||Chris Woakes (England)||675|
|5||Kagiso Rabada (South Africa)||665|
|6||Josh Hazlewood (Australia)||660|
|7||Mohammad Amir (Pakistan)||647|
|9||Matt Henry (New Zealand)||641|
|10||Jofra Archer (England)||637|
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Trent Boult secures the first position in the ODI bowlers ranking, followed by Rahman from Afghanistan and Jasprit Bumrah of India.
ODI All-Rounder Rankings
|1||Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)||373|
|2||Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan)||301|
|3||Chris Woakes (England)||281|
|4||Ben Stokes (England)||276|
|5||Imad Wasim (Pakistan)||271|
|6||Colin de Grandhomme (New Zealand)||265|
|7||Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)||253|
|8||Ravindra Jadeja (India)||253|
|9||Mitchell Santner (New Zealand)||251|
|10||Sean Williams (Zimbabwe)||238|
Shakib Al Hasan from Bangladesh is ranked No.1 ODI All-rounder by ICC. He is followed by Chris Woakes with a total point of 281 and Ben Stokes of England secures the third position in the table scoring 5 points more than Imad Wasim of Pakistan.
T20I Batsmen Rankings
|1||Dawid Malan (England)||915|
|2||Babar Azam (Pakistan)||871|
|3||Lokesh Rahul (India)||816|
|4||Aaron Finch (Australia)||808|
|5||Rassie van der Dussen (South Africa)||744|
|6||Colin Munro (New Zealand)||739|
|7||Glenn Maxwell (Australia)||701|
|8||Virat Kohli (India)||697|
|10||Eoin Morgan (England)||662|
England batsman Dawid Malan is ranked the best batsman in the ICC T20I Rankings. The Pakistan player Babar Azam and Cricketer Lokesh Rahul of India are ranked second and third scoring 871 and 816 points respectively.
T20I Bowlers Rankings
|1||Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)||736|
|2||Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan)||730|
|3||Adil Rashid (England)||700|
|4||Adam Zampa (Australia)||685|
|5||Tabraiz Shamsi (South Africa)||680l|
|6||Ashton Agar (Australia)||664|
|7||Mitchell Santner (New Zealand)||643|
|78||Imad Wasim (Pakistan)||637|
|9||Sheldon Cottrell (West Indies)||634|
|10||Chris Jordan (England)||618|
Famous player Rashid Khan secured the top position in the Rankings list. Rahman, Adil Rashid, Adam Zampa and Tabraiz Shamsi also made into the top 5 in the Rankings list.
T20I All – Rounder Rankings
|1||Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan)||294|
|2||Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)||268|
|3||Glenn Maxwell (Australia)||225|
|4||Richard Berrington (Scotland)||194|
|5||Sean Williams (Zimbabwe)||190|
|6||Gareth Delany (Ireland)||170|
|7||Khawar Ali (Oman)||159|
|8||Collins Obuya (Kenya)||153|
|9||Rohan Mustafa (UAE)||152|
|10||Zeeshan Maqsood (Oman)||135|
Muhammad Nabi from Afghanistan is chosen the best All-Rounder by ICC in the T20I category. Hasan from Bangladesh scoring 268 and Glenn Maxwell with a total of 225 points got positioned in the second and third places of the rankings list.