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India opener Rohit Sharma enters top 5 spot in ODI rankings

by Athar Ansari Dec 18, 2017 • 13:56 PM

Dubai, Dec 18 (CRICKETNMORE) - India opener Rohit Sharma has climbed to the fifth spot amongst batsmen in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) player rankings released here on Monday.

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, according to a release by the ICC. 

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The 30-year-old 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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