New Delhi: Fast bowler Mohammad Siraj, who played an important role in the victory of the Indian team in the final match of Asia Cup 2023, has gained the first position by jumping 8 places in the ICC ODI bowlers rankings. Due to Siraj’s bowling in the title match against Sri Lanka, the team got the target of only 51 runs. In this match, Siraj had taken 6 wickets while giving only 21 runs in his 7 overs.
Before the start of the Asia Cup, Mohammed Siraj was at number 9 in the ODI rankings with 643 rating points. Now he has achieved the first position by jumping 8 places in which he now has 694 rating points. Siraj took 10 wickets at an average of 12.2 in the Asia Cup. Earlier, Mohammad Siraj had reached the number-1 position in March 2023, after which he was removed from that position by Josh Hazlewood.
This performance of Mohammad Siraj before the ODI World Cup can be considered a great relief for Team India. Facing the pair of Bumrah and Siraj did not appear easy for any team in the Asia Cup. Siraj also completed 50 wickets in his ODI career in the final match of Asia Cup.
Shubman Gill also reduced his distance from Babar
Pakistan captain Babar Azam managed to retain his first position in the latest ICC ODI batting rankings, but Indian opening batsman Shubman Gill has definitely reduced the gap in rating points. Babar currently has 857 rating points. Whereas Gill has got 814 rating points. Now there is a gap of only 43 rating points between the two. Virat Kohli has also jumped one place and reached 8th position.
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