DUBAI, Aug 5: India captain Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma retained the top two positions in the ICC ODI rankings for batsmen, while pacer Jasprit Bumrah held on to the No. 2 spot among bowlers in the latest list issued on Wednesday.
Kohli holds the numero uno status with 871 points, followed by Rohit (855) and Pakistan�s Babar Azam (829), while with 719 points Bumrah continued to be steady at the second spot in the bowler�s list, which is being headed by New Zealand�s Trent Boult. The batting chart saw some movement with Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie improving four places to 42nd spot after his 113-run innings against England in the final match at Southampton, while his deputy Paul Stirling�s 142 lifted him one slot to 26th. � PTI