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Pakistan leapfrog to spot 6 in ICC ODI rankings after Champions Trophy win

India still remains at rank 3 but loses a point

Press Trust of India  |  Dubai 

Pakistan players celebrate during the award ceremony for the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval in London, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Pakistan won the final by crushing India for 180 runs. Photo: AP/PTI
Pakistan players celebrate during the award ceremony for the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval in London, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Pakistan won the final by crushing India for 180 runs. Photo: AP/PTI

on Sunday jumped two places to sixth in the ODI team rankings following their title triumph at the Champions Trophy while the finalists remained at number three.

leapfrogged and to move closer to direct qualification for the 2019 World Cup, for which host and the next seven highest-ranked sides as on 30 September will get straight entries.



gained four points to move to 95 points as their wins over higher-ranked opponents in the tournament included the one in the final against and an eight-wicket semi-final victory over

There were no other changes in rankings of other teams although India, and have lost a point each.

In the ODI player rankings, opener Rohit Sharma, who scored 123 not out in the semifinal, has gained three slots to reach 10th position while pace bowlers (up four places to joint-19th) and (up 19 places to 24th) are the others to gain.

pace bowler Hassan Ali and rookie opener are among those to make huge gains.

Hassan, named the player of the tournament after finishing with 13 wickets, has gained 12 positions to reach the seventh rank. Mohammad Amir, who missed the semifinal due to a back spasm but picked three for 16 in the final, has gained 16 slots to reach 21st place while has moved up nine places to 47th position.

Fakhar Zaman's player of the match effort of 114 in the final and 57 in the semifinal has helped him break into the top 100 after just four ODIs as he has gained 58 positions after these two performances to reach 97th rank.

Babar Azam has reached a career-best fifth position after gaining three positions with scores of 46 in the final and 30 not out in the semifinal. Mohammad Hafeez has gained two slots to reach 20th rank while opener has moved up 11 slots to 31st position.

captain Mashrafe Mortaza has gained three slots to reach 15th position among bowlers while opener Tamim Iqbal has moved to 16th position among batsmen, a gain of one rank after a continued good run which saw him score 70 against in the semifinal and finish with 293 runs in the tournament.

The other losing semifinalist, England, saw its top four batsmen in the list — (fourth), Alex Hales (17th), Eoin Morgan (18th) and Jos Buttler (19th) retain their rankings.

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Pakistan leapfrog to spot 6 in ICC ODI rankings after Champions Trophy win

India still remains at rank 3 but loses a point

India still remains at rank 3 but loses a point on Sunday jumped two places to sixth in the ODI team rankings following their title triumph at the Champions Trophy while the finalists remained at number three.

leapfrogged and to move closer to direct qualification for the 2019 World Cup, for which host and the next seven highest-ranked sides as on 30 September will get straight entries.

gained four points to move to 95 points as their wins over higher-ranked opponents in the tournament included the one in the final against and an eight-wicket semi-final victory over

There were no other changes in rankings of other teams although India, and have lost a point each.

In the ODI player rankings, opener Rohit Sharma, who scored 123 not out in the semifinal, has gained three slots to reach 10th position while pace bowlers (up four places to joint-19th) and (up 19 places to 24th) are the others to gain.

pace bowler Hassan Ali and rookie opener are among those to make huge gains.

Hassan, named the player of the tournament after finishing with 13 wickets, has gained 12 positions to reach the seventh rank. Mohammad Amir, who missed the semifinal due to a back spasm but picked three for 16 in the final, has gained 16 slots to reach 21st place while has moved up nine places to 47th position.

Fakhar Zaman's player of the match effort of 114 in the final and 57 in the semifinal has helped him break into the top 100 after just four ODIs as he has gained 58 positions after these two performances to reach 97th rank.

Babar Azam has reached a career-best fifth position after gaining three positions with scores of 46 in the final and 30 not out in the semifinal. Mohammad Hafeez has gained two slots to reach 20th rank while opener has moved up 11 slots to 31st position.

captain Mashrafe Mortaza has gained three slots to reach 15th position among bowlers while opener Tamim Iqbal has moved to 16th position among batsmen, a gain of one rank after a continued good run which saw him score 70 against in the semifinal and finish with 293 runs in the tournament.

The other losing semifinalist, England, saw its top four batsmen in the list — (fourth), Alex Hales (17th), Eoin Morgan (18th) and Jos Buttler (19th) retain their rankings.
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Pakistan leapfrog to spot 6 in ICC ODI rankings after Champions Trophy win

India still remains at rank 3 but loses a point

on Sunday jumped two places to sixth in the ODI team rankings following their title triumph at the Champions Trophy while the finalists remained at number three.

leapfrogged and to move closer to direct qualification for the 2019 World Cup, for which host and the next seven highest-ranked sides as on 30 September will get straight entries.

gained four points to move to 95 points as their wins over higher-ranked opponents in the tournament included the one in the final against and an eight-wicket semi-final victory over

There were no other changes in rankings of other teams although India, and have lost a point each.

In the ODI player rankings, opener Rohit Sharma, who scored 123 not out in the semifinal, has gained three slots to reach 10th position while pace bowlers (up four places to joint-19th) and (up 19 places to 24th) are the others to gain.

pace bowler Hassan Ali and rookie opener are among those to make huge gains.

Hassan, named the player of the tournament after finishing with 13 wickets, has gained 12 positions to reach the seventh rank. Mohammad Amir, who missed the semifinal due to a back spasm but picked three for 16 in the final, has gained 16 slots to reach 21st place while has moved up nine places to 47th position.

Fakhar Zaman's player of the match effort of 114 in the final and 57 in the semifinal has helped him break into the top 100 after just four ODIs as he has gained 58 positions after these two performances to reach 97th rank.

Babar Azam has reached a career-best fifth position after gaining three positions with scores of 46 in the final and 30 not out in the semifinal. Mohammad Hafeez has gained two slots to reach 20th rank while opener has moved up 11 slots to 31st position.

captain Mashrafe Mortaza has gained three slots to reach 15th position among bowlers while opener Tamim Iqbal has moved to 16th position among batsmen, a gain of one rank after a continued good run which saw him score 70 against in the semifinal and finish with 293 runs in the tournament.

The other losing semifinalist, England, saw its top four batsmen in the list — (fourth), Alex Hales (17th), Eoin Morgan (18th) and Jos Buttler (19th) retain their rankings.

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