Rashid Khan touches the pinnacle of ICC ODI bowling ranking.
Rashid Khan now has 787 rating points in the ODI bowlers’ rankings list, which is joint highest with Indian pacer Jasprit Burma. Afghanistan teenaged leg-spinner Rashid Khan has taken himself up to the joint number one spot in the latest ICC rankings for ODI bowlers. He bagged man of the series award in recently concluded series against Zimbabwe where he picked up 16 wickets. His raise in International cricket has been on script way. He is now the youngest player to reach the top of ICC ODI bowling chart. His experience of all top nations T20 leagues is working tremendously for his development. He is first bowling to feature inside top 10 of ICC ODI bowling ranking from his country. He will represent Afghanistan in upcoming ICC World Cup Qualifier. It will be held in the spin-friendly track of Zimbabwe from March 04. Afghanistan is placed in group ‘B’ of the tournament where host Zimbabwe, Scotland, Hong Kong and newly added Nepal will fight out.
Talking about another superstar with the bat, Virat Kohli’s prolific run with the bat has helped him attain the rare feat of crossing the 900-point mark in both Tests and ODIs after the latest update in the ICC ODI Player Rankings. Kohli has become only the second batsman after South Africa’s AB de Villiers to attain the 900-point mark concurrently in both forms of the game and one among only five to have crossed 900 points in both forms of the game as he consolidated his top position with 558 runs in the 5-1 series win over South Africa, during which he slammed three centuries, a half-century and unbeaten 46 runs knock.