After the Asia Cup 2023 Final Heroics Act, Mohammed Siraj Becomes World No. 1 ODI Bowler

fast bowler for Team India Mohammed Siraj jumped 8 places to become the new No. 1 ranked ODI bowler in the latest ICC rankings announced on Wednesday. Siraj now has 694 rating points and has toppled Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood to zoom to the top spot.
Siraj claimed he took six wickets while giving 21 runs, including the fastest-ever five-wicket haul in ODI cricket, to help Team India bundle out Sri Lanka for just 50 in the Asia Cup 2023 Final. India beat the Lankans by 10 wickets to become Asia Cup champions for the eighth time on Sunday.
The Team India and Royal Challengers Bangalore fast bowler was in 9th place in the rankings last week. His teammate Shubman Gill has also closed the gap to No. 1 batter Babar Azam at the top of the ICC ODI ranking for the batters.
Gill now has 814 rating points, and he is only 43 points behind Pakistan Captain Babar Azam, who has 857 points. The Indian opener ended the Asia Cup 2023 as the highest run-getter with over 300 runs.



Sep 20, 2023 7:46 AM