India remain at top in ODI rankings, retains third spot in ICC T20 rankings

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Dubai: India have retained their top position in the ICC ODI team rankings table while Virat Kohli remained the highest-ranked Indian batsman at the fourth spot in the latest list issued today.India, who have been in the number one position since February 2013 when they beat England 3-2 at home to regain the top place, have 123 rating points to their credit, ahead of Australia (114) and England (112).While Kohli managed to maintain his position in the ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni also retained his seventh spot in the top-10 list, which still has South Africa's Hashim Amla sitting at the top.Meanwhile, the bowlers' chart is still headed by all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja with 733 points.Jadeja will have the first shot at an outright lead at the top of the tree when he's expected to take the field against Australia in Pune on October 13.West Indies' Sunil Narine continues to lead the bowlers' table, followed by Saeed Ajmal of Pakistan in second place and England's Steven Finn in third spot.In the ODI All-rounders' list also Jadeja has remained at third position, while Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez has gained four points to reclaim the number-one ranking.Hafeez, who won the player of the series award for his 232 runs and two wickets in Pakistan's 2-1 win over Zimbabwe in three One-dayers, has leapfrogged Shakib Al Hasan, Ravindra Jadeja, Shane Watson and Tillakaratne Dilshan after earning 26 ratings points.
India retains third spot in ICC T20 rankings
India has managed to hang on to the third spot in the ICC T20 rankings. Virat Kohli too managed to stay put at the the sixth spot in the rankings for T20 batsmen.
India is placed at third with 121 rating points in the ICC T20 Championship table, which is headed by Sri Lanka and followed by Pakistan.
The Indian batsmen figuring in top-20 list also managed to cling on to their respective positions with star batsman Kohli at sixth place with 731 points while Suresh Raina remained at eighth position with 719 points.
Other Indians in the list includes Yuvraj Singh and opener Gautam Gambhir at 16th and 19th positions, respectively.
The T20 batsmen's list is headed by England opener Alex Hales, who climbed to the number one position after a stellar performance (61-ball 94) in the second match against Australia in Chester-le-Street that helped England level the two-match series 1-1.
Hales has been rewarded with 65 ratings points, which enabled him leapfrog New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum into top spot.
In the T20 bowlers category, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, ranked 16, is the only Indian to have found a place in the top-20 list, which is headed by Sunil Narine, with Pakistan pair of Saeed Ajmal and Mohammed Hafeez in second and third places, respectively.
In the all-rounders' list, Yuvraj has retained his fourth position.

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