Kohli, de Villiers and Finch top ICC batting

West Indies’ Chris Gayle plays a shot during a One-Day International cricket match against Bangladesh in Khulna, Bangladesh.
AP Photo/A.M. Ahad
AP Photo/A.M. Ahad

Virat Kohli of India tops the batting chart for One-Day Internationals according to the international cricket council’s standing. South African AB de Villiers tops the Test cricket chart while Australian Aaron Finch tops the Twenty20 standing.

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South African Dale Steyn leads the Test cricket chart. Samuel Badree from Trinidad and Tobago represents the West Indies as the leading Twenty20 bowler and Pakistani Saeed Ajmal tops the One-Day International chart.

SOUTH AFRICA LEADS TEST STANDING

South Africa is the leading team in Test cricket with 127 points. The teams and points are as follows:

1) South Africa 127 points

2) Australia 115

3) India 112

4) England 107

5) Pakistan 100

6) Sri Lanka 89

7) New zealand 87

8) West Indies 87,

9) Zimbabwe 34 and

10)Bangladesh 19.

South Africa also has the best batsman and the best bowler in Test cricket. AB de Villiers is the batsman and Dale Steyn the bowler.

CHRIS GAYLE TO PLAY HIS 100TH TEST IN JUNE

Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle will play his 100th Test match in June as the West Indies take on New Zealnd in three Test and two Twenty20 matches. Last December, New Zealand defeated the West Indies 20 in a Test series. Chris Gayle has played 99 Test matches, He scored 6,933 runs with 15 centuries and 34 half centuries with an average of 42.01.

AUSTRALIA LEADS ONE-DAY INTERNTAIONAL CHART

Teams and points are as follows. Australia 117, India 113, Sri Lanka 108, Pakistan 101, New Zealand 94, West Indies 90, Bangladesh 79 and Zimbabwe 55.

SRI LANKA LEADS TWENTY20 CHART

Sri Lanka 133, India 130, Pakistan 120, South Africa 118, West Indies 114, Australia 110, New Zealand 107, England 101, Ireland 85 and Bangladesh 71.

NEW ZEALAND TOUR OF THE WEST INDIES

First Test at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica, June 8-10; Second Test at Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, June 16-20; Third Test at Providence Stadium, Guyana, June 26-30; First Twenty20, July 5 at Windsor Park, Roseau, Dominica and the second Twenty20 July 6 at Windsor Park, Roseau, Dominica.

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