Reportedly fast bowler jasprit bumrah has lost his top spot in the latest ICC ODI Bowling Rankings updated after new zealand whitewashed india 3-0 in a recently-concluded 3-match series. Meanwhile jasprit bumrah dropped 45 rating points to slip to the No. 2 spot after a horror run in the 3-match ODI series against New Zealand. bumrah is now behind Trent Boult, who has climbed to the top spot despite not playing the ODI series against india with a hand injury.
Furthermore india struggled to pick up wickets with the new ball against new zealand as their lead pacer went wicketless in a bilateral series for the 1st time in his career. Apparently bumrah finished with 0 for 50 in 10 overs in the 3rd ODI on tuesday while in the first two matches he had figures of 0 for 64 and 0 for 53 respectively. Overall, he bowled 30 overs for 167 runs with 1 maiden to his name. On the other hand, virat kohli consolidated his spot at the top of ICC ODI Batting Rankings. He is the No. 1 batsman in ODIs with 869 points.
Earlier rohit sharma, who missed the ODI series with a calf injury, is at the 2nd spot with 855 points. Moreover the gap between India's premier batsmen is getting smaller with virat kohli struggling to convert starts into big knocks in the recent past.Notably, kohli finished with 75 runs from 3 ODIs as he failed to step up in the absence of rohit and shikhar dhawan in the 3-match ODI series in New Zealand.