Lonwabo Tsotsobe moves up in ICC ODI rankings

Lonwabo Tsotsobe claimed 11 wickets at just under 19 runs per wicket and played a key role in his side’s 3-2 series win over the Sri Lanka Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

Dubai: Jan 24, 2012

South African pacer Lonwabo Tsotsobe has moved up in International Cricket Council s (ICC) rankings for One-Day Internationals (ODIs) following a stellar performance against Sri Lanka in the recently-concluded series.

Tsotsobe claimed 11 wickets in the series with an average of under 19 runs.

Owing to this performance he has moved up in ICC rankings by ten places to number three behind Pakistan s spin pair of Saeed Ajmal and Mohammad Hafeez.

Tsotsobe is now South Africa s highest-ranked bowler in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI bowlers.

Other South African bowler featuring in the top ten list is Morne Morkel who is placed at seventh spot.