Denesh Ramdin, Darren Bravo improve batting ranks after commanding performance in final ODI
Denesh Ramdin finished at a career-best 75th position on the ICC ODI Batsmen rankings after a commanding knock of 169 in the final ODI © Getty Images (File Photo)
Aug 27, 2014
The commanding 91-run win by West Indies over Bangladesh saw several changes being registered on the ICC One-Day International (ODI) rankings. Denesh Ramdin and Darren Bravo, who stitched a record-breaking partnership for the third-wicket, were among the primary gainers on the rankings.
Ramdin and Bravo have moved 24 and 15 places on the ICC rankings to finish at the 75th and 34th position respectively. For Ramdin, who won the Player of the Match and the Series awards, it is a career-best finish on the table.
Ramdin and Bravo scored 169 and 124 respectively to add 258 runs for the third wicket after the West Indians were lost their first couple of wickets for 12 runs. The partnership is now the highest ever stand for the third wicket in ODIs besides being the highest partnership for any wicket by a West Indian pair.
Tamim Iqbal is the only Bangladeshi batsman to move up on the table after he finished on the 31st position, five places ahead of where he was at the start of the series. Iqbal, who scored 118 runs in the three-match ODI series, finishing as the highest run-getter for Bangladesh and the fourth-highest overall.
Among the bowlers, Ravi Rampaul had the biggest promotion on the rankings chart after he jumped 13 places to finish on the 17th after he emerged the pick among the West Indian bowlers in the third ODI with figures of four for 29. The other bowler to experience such success if Al-Amin Hossain, who entered the Top 100 list for the first time in his career for the first time after he moved 24 places to finish at 96.
With a 3-0 series whitewash, West Indies have gained two points to finish with 96 points at the eighth position, two points behind New Zealand who are currently seventh in the latest rankings.