Indian cricketers Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj have made a significant mark on the ICC ODI rankings, securing the top spots in batting and bowling, respectively. Gill’s exceptional performance has propelled him to the number one position for the first time, overtaking Pakistan captain Babar Azam, who previously held the top spot. This achievement places Gill among an elite group of Indian batsmen, including Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, and Virat Kohli, who have all held the number one ranking in ODIs.
Gill and Siraj Reign Supreme: Indian Duo Dominates ICC ODI Rankings
Gill’s impressive run in the World Cup, where he scored 92 runs against South Africa and 23 runs against Sri Lanka, contributing to a total of 219 runs, has been instrumental in his rise to the top. This performance has solidified his position as one of the most promising young batsmen in the world.
In the bowling department, Mohammed Siraj has reclaimed the number one spot, surpassing South African spinner Keshav Maharaj. Siraj’s consistent wicket-taking abilities, with 10 wickets in eight matches played in the World Cup, have demonstrated his effectiveness and earned him the top ranking. He had previously achieved the number one position for the first time in January this year.
These remarkable achievements by Gill and Siraj are a testament to their dedication, hard work, and exceptional talent. Their rise to the top of the ICC ODI rankings is a source of pride for Indian cricket fans and a reflection of the country’s growing cricketing prowess on the global stage.