Team India won the Asia Cup 2018 led by Rohit Sharma in the last bowl thriller against Bangladesh. With this Rohit’s performance as vice-captain has also been quite good as he led the team in a positive manner and handled the things magnificently in the absence of skipper Virat Kohli. With spectacular performance, Indian opener Rohit Sharma has jumped two spots to sit at second position in the ICC ODI Rankings for Batsmen released here on Sunday.
Rohit Sharma impressed his fans and scored 317 runs in five innings in the recently concluded Asia Cup in UAE. Now the opener is only behind his skipper Virat Kohli on the list, according to an ICC statement. On the other hand, Shikhar Dhawan, also took giant strides on the list, vaulting four spots to sit at No.5. The left-hander was the leading scorer in the tournament, accumulating 342 runs in five innings with two centuries to his name.
Elsewhere, Jasprit Bumrah retained his spot at the summit of rankings for bowlers. The pacer was in brilliant form throughout the Asia Cup. With eight wickets in four games, he was the fourth-leading wicket-taker of the tournament. Rashid Khan, who picked up the most wickets in the competition, moved up to No.1 in the all-rounders' list and held on to his spot behind Bumrah among the bowlers.
Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav who took 10 wickets in six games climbed three spots to sit at No.3 on the list. Ravindra Jadeja also made massive gains, taking seven wickets for not too many runs in four outings. He moved up 14 places to No.39.
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