Saeed Ajmal tops ICC T20 & ODI bowlers’ ranking

After a great run in series against Australia and getting first spot in One Day International (ODI) ranking, Pakistan’s off spinner Saeed Ajmal on Thursday rose to the top position in T20 bowler ranking.

Ajmal who is also ranked as the top ODI bowler gained the top T20 spot by securing 782 points. English spinner Graeme Swan was second while Johan Botha from South Africa ranked third.

Ajmal during the course of his T20 career has taken 60 wickets.

The recently issued Pakistani rankings are as follows:

 Test Bowlers

ICC Player Rankings
Rank Name Country Rating
1 D.W. Steyn SA 881
2 V.D. Philander SA 852
3 Saeed Ajmal PAK 832
4 H.M.R.K.B. Herath SL 782
5 J.M. Anderson ENG 761
6 B.W. Hilfenhaus AUS 756
7 P.M. Siddle AUS 740
8 S.C.J. Broad ENG 727
9 M. Morkel SA 724
10 K.A.J. Roach WI 712
Top 100

ODI Bowlers

ICC Player Rankings
Rank Name Country Rating
1 Saeed Ajmal PAK 759
2 Mohammad Hafeez PAK 747
3 L.L. Tsotsobe SA 690
4 R. Ashwin IND 681
5 M. Morkel SA 676
6 S.T. Finn ENG 668
7 G.P. Swann ENG 661
8 Shakib Al Hasan BAN 655
9 K.D. Mills NZ 647
10 D.W. Steyn SA 644
Top 100

Twenty 20 Bowlers

ICC Player Rankings
Rank Name Country Rating
1 Saeed Ajmal PAK 782
2 G.P. Swann ENG 740
3 J. Botha SA 720
4 B.A.W. Mendis SL 696
5 N.L. McCullum NZ 668
6 Shahid Afridi PAK 663
7 S.R. Watson AUS 650
8 Abdur Razzak BAN 646
9 S.L. Malinga SL 645
10 Shakib Al Hasan BAN 642
Top 100

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