New Delhi: On the back of a stellar performance in the recently concluded ODI series against Australia, star batsman Rohit Sharma surged into the top five of the ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsmen.
— ICC (@ICC) January 24, 2016
The world champions and number-one ranked side led by Steve Smith beat India 4-1, but the stylish right-hander accumulated 441 runs in the five matches with two centuries and a fifty (99).
Rohit, adjudged man of the series, has now become India’s second highest-ranked batsman behind Virat Kohli (second).
The Mumbai batsman is now 64 points behind India's ODI vice-captain.
ODI skipper MS Dhoni slipped seven places to 13th position in the latest rankings.
AB de Villiers of South Africa maintained his number one rank.