Saeed Ajmal is ICC’s top ODI bowler
Pakistan cricketer Saeed Ajmal has moved to the number one slot in the new One Day International (ODI) bowler rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The off-spinner earned the top position after his performance in the series against Sri Lanka held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Ajmal is also rated at the ninth position in the Test bowlers of the world.
Bowlers Shahid Afiridi and Muhammad Hafeez bagged the seventh and eight positions of the top 10 ODI bowlers, respectively.
In team rankings, Pakistan moved up from the sixth position to fifth after defeating Sri Lanka in the ODI series.
Pakistan stands at the sixth position in the ICC Test rankings.
Earlier, Pakistan wrapped up the last of the five match limited overs one day international against Sri Lanka with a three-wicket win in Abu Dhabi, and won the series 4-1.