Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has maintained his hold on the number-one ranking for ODI bowlers with West Indies’ Sunil Narine in second and India’s Ravindra Jadeja in third place.
India starts the three-match series against South Africa in Johannesburg, assured of retaining their number-one ranking on the ICC ODI Team Rankings table, irrespective of the outcome of the series.
Meanwhile, South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has continued his upward move inside the top 10 of the ICC Player Rankings for ODI bowlers. Steyn has moved up five positions to fifth after claiming 9 wickets in two ODIs against Pakistan.
India’s Ravichandran Ashwin has moved up three places to 14th, while Pakistan’s Junaid Khan in 19th (up by seven) has moved into the top 20 for the first-time ever.
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