Pakistan retain position in ICC Rankings


Pakistan maintained their position, while their bowlers slipped in the Reliance ICC Rankings for the One Day Internationals despite winning the five-match series by 3-2. In the latest edition of the ICC ODI rankings released Friday, Pakistan’s orthodox off-spinner Saeed Ajmal dropped from second to third position, while skipper Shahid Afridi also missed out on the top ten ODI bowlers list at 14th position.
Pakistan team have 4397 points and have a rating of 100 and still find themselves at sixth position, while West Indies are at eighth position. The series proved a good one for opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez, who jumped to a career-high sixth position in the all-rounders list with 323 rating points. Skipper Shahid Afridi is still the third best all rounder in the ICC ODIs Rankings. Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal is at 23rd position, while Misbah-ul-Haq is at 31st.