Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com
With 640 rating points, Bangladesh seamer Mustafizur Rahman has climbed six spots to tie for 10th place with Chris Woakes of England in the ICC ODI rankings for bowlers.
Although Mehidy Hasan Miraz still holds the best position by a Bangladeshi bowler for ODIs, he slipped two places to eighth in the list with 655 points.
On October 10, the 26-year-old cutter maestro took a game-winning 4 for 17 from just 5.2 overs to save Bangladesh avoid an ODI series whitewash against Zimbabwe . Sikandar Raza took five wickets from three games, but he took five from two, making him the series’ joint-highest wickettaker.
In December 2018, Mustafizur climbed into the top five spots and achieved his highest ranking to date.
Bangladesh don’t have a batter in the top 10 with Tamim Iqbal (16th) being the highest ranked batter. Pakistan skipper Babar Azam currently tops the list. The next names in the batting rankings are – Imam-ul-Haq, Rassie van der Dussen, Quinton de Kock and Virat Kohli.
Trent Boult is currently the highest ranked bowler while Jasprit Bumrah retains the second position. Josh Hazlewood and Mujeeb ur Rahman moved one place up each to attain the third and fourth position. Shaheen Shah Afridi is the fifth name in the list.