The 2013 Champions Trophy has ended after a few exciting and a number of disappointing matches, with India making yet another history. The latest ODI rankings issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC) showed that India have reaffirmed their first position.

[caption id="attachment_1761" align="alignright" width="268"]Jadeja has secured third position in bowlers’ and all-roundrs’ rankings (Photo: AP) Jadeja has secured third position in bowlers’ and all-roundrs’ rankings (Photo: AP)[/caption]

India, who had 119 points before the tournament, have now gained four additional points after five stunning victories against South Africa, West Indies, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and England. It means that the Champions Trophy winners have 10-point lead over England, who are at second position with 113 points, while Australia are at number three with the difference of a few decimals. South Africa are fourth with 111 points and Sri Lanka are fifth with 108 points after losing one point apiece. Pakistan lost three points after beaten in all the tournament’s matches and are now at sixth position with 102 points.

As for individual’s rankings, India’s Ravindra Jadeja, who claimed the “Golden Ball” award for his 12 wicket in the Champions Trophy, is ranked third in both bowlers’ and all-rounders’ list. Ravichandran Ashwin has jumped six places to grab ninth position among the top ten bowlers. West Indies Sunil Narine remains at the top slot while Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal is at second.

England Jonathan Trott is now ranked fourth in the batsmen’s list while Pakistan test and ODI captain Misbah-ul-Haq has managed to secure ninth position after furthering one position. South Africa captain AB de Villiers and countryman Hashim Amla are still securing the top two positions.

Shikhar Dhawan has climbed a hefty 21 places to earn 29th position. He was also given the “Golden Bat” award for scoring 363 – most runs by any individual in the 2013 Champions Trophy. If he continues to perform in a similar manner, it will not take him long to carve out his place in the Top 10 list.

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