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Bd players gaining upward positions in recent odi rankings 583 views
Pakistan new left handed middle order batsman HarisSohail has renewed his one day position in ICC ranking,He gained 17 places to be seated up on 79th spot in ICC ranking while new ODI captain Azhar Ali is ranked 85th in the recently released ICC ranking on Thursday.
Moreover Wahab riaz has also moved upward to achieve 68th position according to the new oneday ranking,However Bangladesh’s whitewash over Pakistan in the ODI series had rewarded their players in the form of upward mobility in the ICC oneday international rankings.
Wicket keeper batsman MushfiqurRahim ,soumyasarkar and spinner Arafat sunny have gained career best ODI ranking to date while Taminiqbal,Nasirhossai,Shakibul Hassan and RubelHossain have also made impressive achievements
Musfiq had jumped above 12 positions to gain 18thposition.He has gained a top 20 position first time in his ODI career.Soumya has vaulted 60 places to climb to 69th spot and Arafat has earned 53rd spot.
Tamim has moved up 18 places to 30th spot with shakib claiming eight position while Rubel’s four wickets has helped him rise five places to 57th position.
According to ICC ranking,Pakistan entered the Bangladesh series on 95 ratings points but now have dropped to join the west indies on 92 ratings points.And when the ratings are calculated beyond the decimal point then the west indies are ranked ahead of Pakistan.
In a sharp contrast Bangladesh have gained have ratings points and now sits on 81 rating points.This means only11 ratings points separate seventh-ranked west indies from ninth-ranked Bangladesh.
World champions Australia continue to occupy the top spot followed by India.
Bangladesh have the opportunity to record a limited over clean sweep over Pakistan and impose more misery on the beleaguered in the one-off twenty20 at THE SHER E BANGLA cricket stadium.