Bumrah vaults to fourth in ODI bowling rankings

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India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah jumped 27 places to fourth in the rankings for ODI bowlers, after claiming 15 wickets at an average of 11.26 in the side's 5-0 drubbing of Sri Lanka. India's captain Virat Kohli, who was the top-scorer in that series with 330 runs in five innings at an average of 110 and strike-rate of 111.86, has equalled the highest ODI rating points (887) by an India batsman, achieved by Sachin Tendulkar in 1998.

Bumrah's haul - including a career-best 5 for 27 in the third ODI in Pallekele - earned him the Player-of-the-Series award and an appraisal from Kohli. Axar Patel, who led the spin attack with six wickets at an economy rate of 3.85, climbed ten places to join Bumrah in the top-ten rankings for ODI bowlers. Wristspinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav made significant jumps as well. Chahal jumped 55 places to 99th and Kuldeep 21 places to 89th.

While Kohli consolidated his position at the top of the rankings for the batsmen, Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni moved up to ninth and 10th respectively. Rohit was the second-highest scorer in the ODI series in Sri Lanka with 302 runs, including two hundreds, in five innings at an average of 75.50. MS Dhoni marshalled the middle and lower order with 162 runs in four innings.

India secured three points from their 5-0 victory and pushed their tally to 117. Australia are on 117 as well, but stay ahead on decimal points.