While India skipper Virat Kohli and his deputy leader Rohit Sharma stuck in places, captain of Sri Lanka Perera bit and pacer Dushmantha Chameera made significant gains in the latest weekly update of the ICC men’s ODI player rankings.
Kohli and Rohit remain undisturbed in second and third place in the batsmen rankings and Indian bowling pace Jasprit Bumrah also ranks fifth on the bowler list.
Meanwhile, the duo from Sri Lanka Chameera and Perera made a big leap after participating in a 97-time victory over Bangladesh in the final ODI of a series of three matches.
Chameera, who recorded numbers of 5/16 and also chose the trophy for Man of Match, jumped 27 places to the best 33rd position in her career. Centurion Perera also advanced 13 places to 42nd place on the list.
Chameera’s best career champion of five to 16, who won the Player of the Match award, also helped him advance 27 slots to the best career position of 33rd.
“Perera’s sixth ODI century lifted him 13th to 42nd place in Wednesday’s weekly men’s rankings update. It’s just one place shy of the best in the career of a 41st left-handed batsman. , achieved in June 2016, “the ICC said in a press release.
Sri Lanka universal Danajaya de Silva, who finished 55th in the final ODI against Bangladesh, moved another 10 places to 85th place. Foot spinner Wasindu Hasaranga also jumped nine places to a joint 51st position.
Bangladesh players also improved their position after winning the ODI series. Mahmudula advanced two slots to 36th place, while Mossadek Hussein jumped 12 places to 113th on the list.