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Shafali Verma Number 1 in ICC Women’s T20I Batswomen rankings, England spinner Sophie Ecclestone top bowler

Shafali Verma, the 16-year-old explosive India opener, and England spinner Sophie Ecclestone have not only made their mark in the ongoing ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 but are also ranked Number 1 in the batswomen and bowlers ranking issued by the world cricket body on Wednesday (March 4, 2020). Shafali Verma and Sophie Ecclestone will be playing in the first semifinal of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 on Thursday (March 5) at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia when India and England face off.

Mar 04, 2020, 13:23 PM IST

India remain top, Virat Kohli second; Prithvi Shaw, Tom Blundell, Kyle Jamieson big movers in ICC Test rankings

India's 0-2 loss to New Zealand in the Test series did not affect their ICC rankings as the team retained the number one spot according to the details release by the world cricketing body on Tuesday (March 3, 2020). India captain Virat Kohli continues to occupy the second spot in the ICC Test batsmen rankings despite the dismal Test series against New Zealand.

Mar 03, 2020, 15:14 PM IST

Australia's Ellyse Perry becomes top-ranked all-rounder in Women's T20Is

Perry scored 114 runs including an unbeaten 60 in the final match and finished with three wickets in the series to overtake West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor. 

Aug 02, 2019, 10:28 AM IST

Top-ranked Aaron Finch first player in T20Is to reach 900 points, KL Rahul third

Finch, who captained Australia to the final, touched the 900-point mark following his record-breaking knock of 172 (76b, 10x6, 16x4) against Zimbabwe in Harare on July 3.

Jul 09, 2018, 14:54 PM IST

England overtake India to become No. 1 in ODIs

England have overtaken India to seize the top spot in the ICC ODI Team Rankings following the annual update on Wednesday, while Nepal have rejoined the T20I ratings but will need to play one more match before they are ranked.

May 02, 2018, 12:22 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara hold positions in ICC Test rankings; Aiden Markram vaults to top-10

India skipper Virat Kohli and Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara held on to their second and seventh position, respectively, in the latest ICC Test Player rankings, while the biggest gainer was South African opener Aiden Markram jumping to a career-best No. 9 in the list released here on Wednesday.

Apr 04, 2018, 19:29 PM IST

Yuzvendra Chahal becomes World No.2 and Dinesh Karthik breaks into top-100 after T20 tri-series triumph

The other Indian spinner in the team, Washington Sundar, meanwhile, made an astronomical 151-place jump in the rankings.

Mar 19, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

Virat Kohli leaves Brian Lara behind in all-time ICC ranking points for Test batsmen

India captain and ICC Cricketer of the Year Virat Kohli moved ahead of West Indies legend Brian Lara in the all-time career-high player rankings for Test batsmen by earning 12 points from the Johannesburg Test.

Jan 29, 2018, 11:36 AM IST

Virat Kohli second Indian after Sunil Gavaskar to reach 900 ICC Rankings points

Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900- point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, which were released following the conclusion of the Centurion Test.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:16 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara slip in ICC Test rankings

In a list headed by Australia captain Steve Smith, followed by England skipper Joe Root, Kohli slipped to No. 3 and Pujara to No. 5.

Jan 09, 2018, 19:14 PM IST

Australia swap places with England in ICC Test Rankings after Ashes triumph

Australia's innings-and-123 run win over England on final day of the fifth and final Ashes Test have pushed them to third spot in the latest ICC team rankings. 

Jan 08, 2018, 19:25 PM IST

New Zealand's Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi top latest ICC T20I rankings

Munro finished as the leading run-scorer in the series against West Indies with 223 runs, while Sodhi grabbed three wickets.

Jan 04, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

India rise to No. 2 in ICC T20I Rankings, Virat Kohli slips to No. 3

India captain Virat Kohli lost his pole position in the latest ICC T20 Rankings as his absence due to personal commitments led to loss of 48 ranking points. Meanwhile, India's 3-0 win over Sri Lanka enabled them to move up from their pre-series tally of 119 points to 121 points.

Dec 26, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

Steve Smith equals Len Hutton's record, now only behind Don Bradman

The Australia captain has equalled the English batting legend's tally of 945 points on top of the ICC Test Player Rankings and is now only behind the greatest batsman of all, Bradman.

Dec 19, 2017, 12:48 PM IST

Rohit Sharma storms into top five of ICC rankings for ODI batsmen

According to an ICC media release, it is for the first time that Rohit has crossed the 800-point mark and is now No. 5 on the list.

Dec 18, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja rise to No. 2 in ICC Test Rankings

Steve Smith has extended his lead over the rest following a match-changing 141 run knock in the first innings at the Gabba in Brisbane. 

Nov 28, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah lead ICC's T20I Rankings

Virat Kohli further cemented his position on top of the ICC rankings for batsmen in T20Is, while Jasprit Bumrah led the bowlers after India claimed the three-match T20I home series against New Zeal

Nov 08, 2017, 16:21 PM IST

Here's how India made Pakistan number one T20 team in the world

India are placed fifth at 116 points and can at best go to the second position with a 3-0 win over New Zealand which will take them to 122 points.

Nov 02, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

India vs New Zealand: How India can become No. 2 and make Pakistan No.1 T20 team

Should India go on to sweep the three-match T20I series against New Zealand at home, Virat Kohli & Co will become the No. 2 side in the ICC T20I Team Rankings; however, India's 2-1 series win will be enough for their archrivals Pakistan to displace the Kiwis from the top spot. 

Oct 31, 2017, 13:35 PM IST

Not just Virat Kohli, Mithali Raj too climbs to No. 1 in ODI rankings

After a series-winning weekend, Monday brought more smiles for Indian cricket as captains Virat Kohli and Mithali Raj climbed to No. 1 spots in the ODI rankings released by ICC.

Oct 30, 2017, 15:15 PM IST