Usman Khawaja is on his career best position in ODI ranking. Accordingly, Usman Khawaja scored 383 runs on 5 match ODI against India with an average of 76.6 runs, ICC reward him a massive promotion.
Usman Khawaja, the Aussie opener
Therefore, Usman Khawaja, the Aussie opener scored a couple of centuries in the bilateral series in India that actually brought him the promotion of 85 steps in ICC batsmen list. Now, he is in 25th position with 621 points. If you look at his recent performance in India on the ODI series, then find the consistency. Though first ODI of the series brought him a fifty Australia lost the match in Hyderabad.
On the other hand, Usman Khawaja scored 37 runs, the lowest score of the series and Australia lagged the series by 2-0. Usman Khawaja introduced himself as an up-coming cricket star. Not only Ranchi brought him his debut century but Usman Khawaja rescued the team from series lose. The Scored 91 runs in Mohali and made the series level. But his second century in the ODI career and the series brought Australia another bi-lateral series in Delhi. So this India tour brought Usman Khawaja is on his career best position in ODI ranking.
Other changes in ODI ranking
The recently ended bi-lateral ODI against South Africa and Sri Lanka, where South Africa defeat Sri Lanka by 5-0. Accordingly, this Protea opener Quinton de Kock picked a century and three fifties there, scoring 353 runs with 70.6 average. So ICC reward him promoting four steps and belongs to 4th ODI batsman in the ranking with 8-3 points. Faf du Plessis the protea captain also reached in 6th batsman and Imran Tahir got 4th position jumping 7 steps in a row.
On the other hand, Caribbean batting monster scored 424 runs in the recent matches with two centuries and jumped 41 steps and belongs to the 35th position on the ICC ranking. Another is Kedar Jadhav and Martin Guptill is now in their Career best position 24th and 9th position respectively.
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli, the Indian Captain is still in the first position and his native Jasprit Bumrah is leading the bowler’s list simultaneously. Virat’s deputy Rohit Sharma is just behind him in the ranking as well. Accordingly, Australia won a series against India that brought them above Pakistan at 5th position. On the other hand, a series of New Zealand against Bangladesh brought them third position over South Africa.
Therefore, Usman Khawaja is on his career best position in ODI ranking. Hope the teams will prepare them before the World-Cup 19 according to the recent ranking.