Captain Shai Hope and pacer Alzarri Joseph climbs ICC one day international ladder

Following the recent series in South Africa, west indies one day international captain Shai Hope and pacer Alzarri Joseph have made significant jumps on the icc one day international ladder.

Hope moved up two places in the batting rankings to 12th position.

He made a match-wining and unbeaten 128  – his 14th ODI century – in his first ODI match last saturday when the west indies defeated the home side at buffalo park in east london.

Joseph meanwhile with the ball, made a giant leap of eight places to 11th spot after the two matches. He snared 3 for 53 in east London which was followed up by his figures of 3 for 50 in the second ODI at JB marks Oval in Potchefstroom.

He now has an impressive record of 93 wickets in 56 matches at an average of 27 runs per wicket and strike rate of just under 31. 

The other West Indian in the top 20, is left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein who  bagged 3 for 59 and 2 for 49 in the two matches to break into the top tier.


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