Rohit Sharma climbs to no. 5 in ODI rankings for batsmen

Updated: Dec 19, 2017, 08:44 IST | IANS

India opener Rohit Sharma has climbed to the fifth spot amongst batsmen in the ICC ODI player rankings released yesterday

India opener Rohit Sharma has climbed to the fifth spot amongst batsmen in the ICC ODI player rankings released yesterday. The right-handed batsman has gained two slots and crossed the 800-point mark for the first time after leading India to a 2-1 ODI series victory against Sri Lanka.

Indian cricket captain Rohit Sharma arrives at the team hotel in Bhubaneswar on Monday, ahead of the first T20 match against Sri Lanka, to be played at Cuttack on Dec 20. Pic/PTI
Indian cricket captain Rohit Sharma arrives at the team hotel in Bhubaneswar on Monday, ahead of the first T20 match against Sri Lanka, to be played at Cuttack on Dec 20. Pic/PTI

Rohit, 30, had earlier enjoyed a career-high ranking of being on the third spot in February. He reached a personal high of 825 points after the second match in Mohali when he struck an unbeaten 208 to record his third ODI double-century. He ended the series with 816 points.

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