Vineet’s ODI Most Valuable Players 2009 (all teams) Rankings are out! You can check out the ODI Most Valuable Players 2008 here
RN ten Doeschate is back and how! He just managed to play 5 matches and Topped the MVP list of 2009! He made this list almost entirely on his allround performance. He scored 364 runs in 5 matches he played, at a striking average of 81.98!! But wait, while bowling he took 9 wickets in 5 matches at an average of 22.77 RPW at a strike rate of just 29.2 balls to finish with an enviable economy rate of 4.67!! He also took 4 catches. What an awesome package!! He beat the likes of Shakib, Flintoff, Sehwag, Pollock, Afridi, Maharoof, Yuvraj, Kallis, Collingwood, and Gayle just like that!
Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh came second with an average of 50.16 at a phenomenal strike rate of 109.05 (that’s better than most batsmen) while scoring 301 runs in 11 matches he played. He took 17 wickets at an average of 21.17 RPW at a strike rate of 28.4 balls and eco rate of 4.46!! He also took 2 catches.
Schiferli of Netherlands made this list at No. 3 based on his allround performance. In 6 matches he played, he scored 52 runs at an average of 26.0 at an astounding strike rate of 162.5! He also took 16 wickets at an average of 15.06 RPW and a strike rate of 21.2 at an eco rate of 4.25 RPO. He also took 1 catch.
Johnston of Ireland made this list at No. 4 based on his allround performance. In 7 matches he played, he scored 41 runs at an average of 41 at a good strike rate of 107.89. He also took 13 wickets at an average of 14.46 RPW and a strike rate of 28.6 at an eco rate of 3.02 RPO. He also took 3 catches.
Mashrafe Mortaza came 5th solely on his bowling prowess. In 6 matches he played, he scored 8 runs at an average of 2.66 at a strike rate of 36.66. Nevertheless he took 14 wickets at an average of 20.92 RPW and a strike rate of 23.5 at an eco rate of 2.78 RPO. He also took 3 catches.
|1||RN ten Doeschate (Neth)||5||364||121.33||81.98||1||3||4||0||205||9||22.77||4.67||113.1|
|2||Shakib Al Hasan (Ban)||19||671||51.61||106.17||2||4||8||0||595||26||22.88||3.48||91.5|
|3||E Schiferli (Neth)||6||52||26||162.5||0||0||1||0||241||16||15.06||4.25||77.8|
|4||DT Johnston (Ire)||7||41||41||107.89||0||0||3||0||188||13||14.46||3.02||73.9|
|5||Mashrafe Mortaza (Ban)||6||8||2.66||26.66||0||0||3||0||153||14||10.92||2.78||69.9|
|6||SR Watson (Aus)||24||1013||50.65||84.48||3||3||7||0||621||29||21.41||5||68.8|
|7||Rizwan Cheema (Can)||8||242||34.57||129.41||0||2||1||0||205||5||41||4.15||68.8|
|8||Mohammad Aamer (Pak)||11||155||38.75||84.69||0||1||6||0||405||19||21.31||4.32||67.0|
|9||WK McCallan (Ire)||6||36||0||109.09||0||0||0||0||191||8||23.87||3.53||64.5|
|10||Abdur Razzak (Ban)||8||20||6.66||68.96||0||0||3||0||332||22||15.09||4.69||64.5|
|11||PD Collingwood (Eng)||19||705||50.35||83.92||1||4||11||0||552||17||32.47||5.11||62.3|
|12||TM Dilshan (SL)||19||1000||55.55||103.19||4||2||8||0||146||1||146||6.58||59.5|
|13||JP Duminy (SA)||17||475||36.53||93.32||1||2||12||0||263||10||26.3||4.87||56.7|
|14||Shahid Afridi (Pak)||20||313||19.56||105.03||0||1||4||0||807||27||29.88||4.43||56.4|
|15||DL Vettori (NZ)||22||259||28.77||93.84||0||0||8||0||688||24||28.66||4.06||54.9|
|16||V Sehwag (India)||20||810||45||136.59||3||2||5||0||167||4||41.75||5.06||54.9|
|17||RW Price (Zim)||27||154||12.83||63.11||0||0||8||0||907||44||20.61||3.8||54.7|
|18||M Muralitharan (SL)||16||113||22.6||154.79||0||0||5||0||648||22||29.45||4.77||53.1|
|19||JH Kallis (SA)||12||538||44.83||81.76||0||5||3||0||287||4||71.75||5.03||52.0|
|20||AB de Villiers (SA)||17||762||54.42||92.81||1||6||12||0||0||0||0||0||51.9|
|21||MS Dhoni (India)||29||1198||70.47||85.57||2||9||26||11||14||1||14||7||51.9|
|22||Saeed Ajmal (Pak)||18||68||17||66.66||0||0||4||0||604||23||26.26||3.96||51.5|
|24||H Masakadza (Zim)||27||1087||43.48||88.08||3||5||12||0||313||9||34.77||5.49||50.8|
|25||KMDN Kulasekara (SL)||23||203||22.55||86.38||0||1||6||0||934||34||27.47||5.02||50.7|
|26||Yuvraj Singh (India)||23||783||39.15||95.95||2||5||3||0||564||14||40.28||5.33||50.6|
|27||DJ Bravo (WI)||11||220||27.5||84.29||0||2||6||0||369||16||23.06||5.3||50.5|
|28||WB Rankin (Ire)||6||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||235||12||19.58||4.12||50.5|
|29||RM West (Ire)||8||53||26.5||147.22||0||0||3||0||244||7||34.85||3.78||50.3|
|30||AG Cremer (Zim)||19||95||13.57||67.37||0||0||6||0||709||32||22.15||4.49||50.3|
Where are the 2008 Most Valuable Players?
Well most of them slipped into oblivion except Virender Sehwag who was visible on the radar.
S.No. Name Country
1 BAW Mendis (SL) 117
2 A Flintoff (Eng) DNP required 5 matches to be eligible
3 V Sehwag (India) 16
4 JDP Oram (NZ) 97
5 SM Pollock (SA) Retired
*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.