Shubham Gill closes in on Babar Azam in ICC rankings

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India’s Shubham Gill among the top gainers in the recent ICC rankings. Courtesy of a sensational half-century against Nepal in the ongoing Asia Cup 2023. Shubman Gill has improved his ODI ranking and has moved to number three. Just behind Babar Azam and Rassie van der Dussen. The Pakistan skipper, meanwhile, hit a cracking century against Nepal earlier in the tournament. Hence, has cemented his position at number one. Dussen, on the other hand, has 750 points to his name at the moment.

The 24-year old has been sensational this year. He has scored century in every format. Also, scored a double century against New-Zealand. Fans will be hoping he continues his run in the World Cup also.

Apart from Shubham Gill, Virat Kohli is the other batter in top 10 ODI batter. Kohli will aim to improve his ranking much further in the upcoming World Cup.

Apart from Shubham Gill, Shaheen Afridi among top gainers

When it comes to bowlers, the trio of Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf and Naseem Shah have been tremendous in the ongoing Asia Cup 2023. Shaheen, who has been the poster boy of Pakistan’s pace unit for quite some time, is fifth on the list. Rauf, meanwhile, has improved 14 spots and is 29th on the list currently. He has picked up four wickets against Bangladesh in the first Super Four match of the continental cup, and hence, his ranking is expected to improve.

In T20I, Aiden Markram gained momentum in the ranking as he is currently joint third with Babar Azam. Suryakumar Yadav and Mohammad Rizwan have retained their spot at the top of the table. Meanwhile, Mitchell Marsh, who was adjudged Player of the Series against the Proteas, improved his ranking on a massive scale. He jumped 14 spots and is currently 11th on the table. The New Zealand duo of Glenn Phillips and Finn Allen have improved as well, as they are at number 14 and 22, respectively.

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