India’s stellar run in Australia and New Zealand is now reaping dividends. The Indian cricket team has now grabbed the second spot in the ICC One-day International rankings in which captain Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah have continued to top the charts for batsmen and bowlers. India have accumulated 122 points for series wins over Australia and New Zealand and are placed behind England with 126 points.
The ICC in a statement said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni also moved up owing to a strong showing against Australia last month, which fetched him the player of the series award. Dhoni has moved up three places to 17th position in the batting list for a run, which included three consecutive half-centuries against Australia. In team Rankings, New Zealand have slipped behind South Africa to fourth place.