ICC ODI Rankings: In-form Aaron Finch Fires into Top 10 After Visitors Rout Pakistan 5-0
Following inflicting pain upon Pakistan with a whitewash in the five-match ODI series, Australia skipper Aaron Finch has gained 12 spots to make it as the joint-ninth slot alongside Shai Hope, in the latest ICC ODI Rankings for the batsmen.
Meanwhile, the opening batsman Finch has bolstered his performance with a solid show against the Men in Green.
The 32-year-old right-handed batsman Finch has slammed two hundreds and as many half-centuries with a staggering average of 112.75.
During the five-match series, Finch has accumulated 452 runs at Pakistan’s second-adopted home; United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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Interestingly, it has further helped Finch to remain in good stead ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
Following a century drought, it took Finch 30-odd games to bring up his triple-figure mark.
On the other side, Usman Khawaja has also earned a push by gaining six spots to make it to the 19th position. Also, Glenn Maxwell has earned 10 slots to make it to the 23rd spot.
In addition, following 182 runs, Shaun Marsh has reached to the 44th spot.
For Pakistan, Haris Sohail has bagged 58th spot while leapfrogging from 91st spot. All-rounder Imad Wasim, who led Pakistan in two games following the absence of injured Shoaib Malik has advanced to 68th place while jumping 16 positions.
However, Pakistan is jolted by a gap of 11 points for the number fifth and sixth spot owing to the ICC ODI team rankings.
Concurrently, Pakistan is listed sixth on the points table with 95 points, whereas, Kangaroos are settled with 108 points.
However, England is leading the points table with 123 points.
ICC ODI Rankings: Australian Bowlers gain spots –
Young leg-spinner Adam Zampa has advanced to 45th spot from 49th place. On the other side, Nathan Coulter-Nile has jumped 11 places to 49th spot.
The duo has bagged seven scalps each during the lop-sided series against Pakistan.
Meanwhile, injured Jhye Richardson has jumped nine spots to 38th place before returning home after picking a shoulder injury.
Here’s how the ICC ODI Batsmen rankings stand:
Here’s the list of ICC ODI Bowling Rankings:
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