The ODI Bowler’s Ranking 2013 is out! in the Eighth edition of Vineet’s Cricket Rankings (Check out the ODI Bowler Rankings 2012 here)! There were a decent number of new bowlers coming in but the year belonged to the veterans.
Pakistan had the best attack this year with 4 in Top 14. India was next best with 3 in Top 11.
Dale Steyn (SA) found himself at the very top spot! He took 27 wickets in just 13 matches at an average of 15.85 and an astounding rate of 3.65 rpo! Anderson of England also found his way into Top 30 by landing right at No 2. He took 23 wickets in 10 matches at an average of 15.26 and an economy rate of 4.23!!
India ended their last year’s drought in this list by claiming the third spot with ever so reliable Amit Mishra claiming 18 wickets in 6 matches with an average of 15.94 and economy rate of 4.99. Abdur Rehman (Pakistan) was fourth by claiming 9 wickets in 5 matches at an average of 20.55 and an economy rate of 3.96. Saeed Ajmal continued his brilliant form by retaining his place in Top 5 once again! He took 62 wickets in 33 matches at an average of 20.45 and an economy rate of 4.13.
|1||DW Steyn (SA)||13||428||27||15.85||3.65||44.3|
|2||JM Anderson (Eng)||10||351||23||15.26||4.23||40.7|
|3||A Mishra (India)||6||287||18||15.94||4.99||40.1|
|4||Abdur Rehman (Pak)||5||185||9||20.55||3.96||38.4|
|5||Saeed Ajmal (Pak)||33||1268||62||20.45||4.13||37.5|
|6||HMRKB Herath (SL)||17||509||26||19.57||4.07||34.6|
|7||RM Haq (Scot)||8||287||9||31.88||3.87||32.6|
|8||M Morkel (SA)||15||610||25||24.4||4.46||32.1|
|9||BAW Mendis (SL)||7||320||14||22.85||4.81||31.9|
|10||RA Jadeja (India)||34||1321||52||25.4||4.35||31.8|
|11||JD Unadkat (India)||7||209||8||26.12||4.01||31.3|
|12||Mohammad Irfan (Pak)||24||923||38||24.28||4.49||30.9|
|13||R Rampaul (WI)||8||323||14||23.07||4.68||30.7|
|14||Junaid Khan (Pak)||28||1116||52||21.46||4.88||29.8|
|15||MJ McClenaghan (NZ)||15||761||40||19.02||5.7||29.7|
|16||KJ O’Brien (Ire)||7||237||13||18.23||4.93||29.3|
|17||MA Starc (Aus)||8||276||15||18.4||5||28.8|
|18||RAS Lakmal (SL)||5||219||10||21.9||5.17||28.3|
|19||GH Dockrell (Ire)||7||277||7||39.57||4.19||28.1|
|20||Imran Tahir (SA)||8||296||12||24.66||4.69||28.1|
|21||MG Johnson (Aus)||22||812||33||24.6||4.7||28.0|
|22||SP Narine (WI)||23||899||26||34.57||4.4||27.3|
|23||I Wardlaw (Scot)||8||409||15||27.26||5.21||26.7|
|24||JC Tredwell (Eng)||15||559||25||22.36||5.02||26.5|
|25||NN Odhiambo (Kenya)||6||207||6||34.5||4.4||26.0|
|26||ST Finn (Eng)||14||601||19||31.63||4.78||25.8|
|27||R McLaren (SA)||27||1070||45||23.77||5.13||25.4|
|28||HA Varaiya (Kenya)||6||193||5||38.6||4.3||25.3|
|29||Mohammad Hafeez (Pak)||33||1061||23||46.13||4.17||25.3|
|30||RML Taylor (Scot)||5||229||7||32.71||4.88||25.2|
Where are the 2012 Top Bowlers?
Saeed Ajmal stayed put at no 5 but the top 4 crashed out of Top 20.
1. Sohag Gazi (Ban) 59
2. SP Narine (WI) 22
3. Abdur Razzak (Ban) 53
4. ST Finn (Eng) 26
5. Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 5
Where are the Indians? Well we have the Top 3 as Mishra at No 3! Jadeja t 10 and Unadkat at 11. Indian bowlers did reasonably well in 2013. Well here are the stats, and you can even share these with the BCCI (assuming they don’t look at stats very often): (Amit Mishra had also topped the list in 2011 but was not played in 2012 and is back at the top in 2013! being Amit Mishra must be a tough job!!)
|3||A Mishra (India)||6||287||18||15.94||4.99||40.10|
|10||RA Jadeja (India)||34||1321||52||25.4||4.35||31.79|
|11||JD Unadkat (India)||7||209||8||26.12||4.01||31.33|
|34||B Kumar (India)||25||948||28||33.85||4.66||24.60|
|47||R Ashwin (India)||29||1353||40||33.82||5.2||21.79|
|48||Mohammed Shami (India)||20||902||30||30.06||5.39||21.10|
|55||I Sharma (India)||22||993||35||28.37||5.63||19.61|
|74||SK Raina (India)||34||371||8||46.37||4.81||14.25|
|76||UT Yadav (India)||11||467||12||38.91||5.76||13.31|
|86||R Vinay Kumar (India)||9||498||10||49.8||6.68||4.31|
*These rankings are based on Players who’ve played 5 matches or more. These rankings are prepared solely by myself based on owned algorithms. These have no relation with ICC or any other rankings calculated elsewhere in the world.