Dhawan enters top-10 of ODI batting rankings

India’s Shikhar Dhawan on Sunday entered the top 10 of the ICC rankings for One-Day International (ODI) batsmen for the first time after moving up two places to ninth.

Dhawan was rewarded for his 159 runs in three matches against the West Indies with a best-ever 736 points. Left-hander Yuvraj Singh also moved up a place to 70th while Virat Kohli leads the table.

In the bowlers' rankings, offie Ravichandran Ashwin has moved up three places to 14th while pacer Mohammad Shami has made a remarkable jump of 14 places to 50th. Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal maintains his hold on the No.1 rank while Ravindra Jadeja is in the third spot.