We applied the same method for all the selected batsman. We did the same thing to strike rate as we did to average to arrive at the R Strike Rate. In a series dominated by batsmen, Adam Zampa made the big impact with the ball, enabling him an entry in the top 20 ODI bowlers for the very first time. Rating is then calculated as a percentage of R Ave of the player who tops the list. Then we used the previously mentioned method to rate the batsmen. #1 Dominant: Points given for boundary hitting ability. Download the talkSPORT app NOW – the best way to listen live. Zampa's seven wickets took him to the fourteenth position with a career-best 623 points. Former Pakistani batsmen, Zaheer Abbas, and Javed Miandad are included in the top ten of all-time ODI batting rankings. Rating is thus given according to the ratio between the most runs you scored in a year and the runs scored by your competitor in a year. The 3 most important stats in which a player can earn a maximum of 200.0 points. And what’s truly remarkable is that while he’s raced to 10,000 runs faster than anyone in ODI history, he never looks rushed. Read on to find out. Now Kohli, whose factor is the highest, will get points like that: 1.37/1.37 X 200.0 = 200.0. Before we begin, I would like to say that comparing batsmen across generations is not a good idea but I couldn’t resist the temptation and committed this cardinal sin. Now we multiply the average of Sir Viv, i.e. So, for Viv Richards, Ave Fac is: 32.44/25.24, i.e. To compare batsmen across generations, we found out what was the Inns/100 of other batsmen of their generation (O INNS/100). Then we found out whose O Ave was the highest. This service is provided on talkSPORT Ltd's Terms of Use in accordance with our Privacy Policy. 6,647 runs; 41.80 batting average; 72.25 strike rate; … the strike rate. He only scored 2,572 runs in his career and it would be unfair to compare him with players who had a much longer career. Top oppositions are the teams who reached the semi-finals or had a greater than or equal to 1.0 Win Loss Ratio in a particular World Cup. For this we found the Ave of all other players who were involved in matches played by a certain player (O Ave). For the generation of Virat Kohli, the min average was 45.00 and the min SR was 85.00. Sir Colin Cowdrey was the most durable batsman of his era. Sachin Tendulkar may have something to say about that. His ability to play spin bowling was commendable, and his reverse-sweeps were incredible. To watch Kohli bat is one of those sporting privileges – like a Roger Federer backhand or a Lionel Messi free-kick. Zaheer Abbas is ranked number two with a … Since his debut in 2000, Sanga scored only two centuries in the first four years. Moreover, to be available for selection, one must have scored more than 6,000 runs in his career. Who features in the greatest ODI team of all time. Find latest ICC rankings of Batsmen, Bowlers, All rounder for Test, ODI, T20I, Women cricket only on ESPNcricinfo.com 11867 by the runs scored by Sharma in this period, i.e. players who outlasted their rivals to score tons of runs. 8 other criteria in which a player can earn a maximum of 100.0 points. Points are calculated by the formula: R Ave X 2.5 + R SR. #8 Bossing A Tournament/Series: Points given for most runs scored in a single series or tournament. The India captain became the first man to claim the top three prizes at the ICC Awards after a remarkable 2018. His match-winning 91 off 79 balls in the 2011 World Cup final will be remembered forever. Here are some prime reasons why he is right up there amongst the greatest ODI batsmen of all time. "Dhoni finishes off in style" has become a cliché among commentators as the former Indian captain has finished the game countless times. Virat Kohli cemented his place in cricketing history by becoming the first man to claim all three top prizes at the ICC Awards. MS Dhoni is arguably the best ODI finisher of all time. This method evens out the eras and pitches as you divide the highest O Ave by the O Ave of all the batsmen. Every ball of the tour will be broadcast live on talkSPORT 2 including all T20s, ODI’s and Test Matches against the current World number one Test side. He is ahead of the next best batsman by over 10%. Now we applied the same method to all the selected batsmen. Points are calculated by the formula: R Ave X 2.5 + R SR. #7 At The Big Stage: Points given for R Ave and R SR against top opposition in World Cup cricket. “To me, Virat Kohli is the greatest batsman to have ever played one-day cricket. Every match of the tour of the West Indies will be LIVE on talkSPORT 2, with coverage brought to you by superstar pundits: Darren Gough, Steve Harmison, Matt Prior, Gareth Batty and Daren Ganga. In childhood, I , along with my brother, collected sports magazines and made a register where we used to input data like most wickets taken in test cricket. The batsman was Rohit Sharma, whose O Ave was 32.44. Shikhar Dhawan (born 5 December 1985) is an Indian international cricketer.A left-handed opening batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler, he plays for Delhi in first-class cricket and Delhi Capitals in the IPL.He played for the Indian Under-17 and Under-19 teams before making his first-class debut for Delhi in November 2004. Like for A B de Villiers, his nearest competitor was Kumar Sangakkara and the factor came out to be 0.87. Angelo Mathews. Of course, numbers aren’t everything, and since the days of Sir Viv Richards, the game has evolved into something far more explosive. For the generation of Viv Richards, the minimum (min) average was 40.00 while the min strike rate (SR) was 65.00. With the advent of the internet age, I now have an opportunity to make a website with detailed statistics and my new register is for all to see; and I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I like creating it. Now, we divide the O Ave of Rohit Sharma by the O Ave of all players to find the Average Factor. The other batsmen are given points as a ratio of their performance to the top batsman. After an incredible 2018, the India captain was named Cricketer of the Year, as well as Men’s Test and ODI Player of the Year. The ratings shown are the highest points totals these players have attained and no player is allowed to appear on the list more than once. However, he added 23 more centuries to his name by the time he had retired from ODI cricket in 2015. In a series dominated by batsmen, Adam Zampa made the big impact with the ball, enabling him an entry in the top 20 ODI bowlers for the very first time. 8. He scored a record 22 International Centuries for England which was broken in 2012. R Ave and R SR by were calculated by using the previously mentioned method. #5 Against Top Opposition: Points given for R Ave and R Strike Rate against teams which had a better than 1.0 Win Loss Ratio during the time you were active as a player. As the R Ave of Sir Viv is the highest he will receive 200.0 points while all others will receive points as a percentage of his R Ave. #3 Brisk: Points given for quick scoring ability, i.e. The other batsmen are given points as a ratio of their performance to the top batsman. We then divided the runs scored by Kohli in his career so far, i.e. Sachin has 18,426 runs in ODIs while Kohli is 6,386 runs behind the most successful cricketer of all time. Here we again used the same method as in the Prolific criteria. To make it fair for the earlier generation, we put in a competitor, who scored the most runs in a year during the time they were active. We again used the previously mentioned method to rate the batsmen. Now we applied the same method to all the selected batsmen. To select the contenders for this elusive title, I kept different criteria for batsmen of different generations. ICC Best-Ever ODI Championship Rating Players make the all-time list by sustaining excellent form over a prolonged period. Brian Lara (West Indies) Tests- 131, Runs- 11953, Average- 52.28, 100s- 34, Highest Score- 400* © … talkSPORT has bagged the exclusive rights for England’s tour of India in 2020-2021. The 30-year-old is the fastest man to score 10,000 ODI runs in the history of the game, and in terms of numbers, there’s a simple argument to suggest he’s the greatest ODI batsman ever. Total number of points in the 11 criteria reduced to per 1,000 points. To compare batsmen across generations, we found out what was the balls/boundary of other batsmen (O BL/BN) in matches they were involved. This indicates that irrespective of the parameters chosen, the weight allotted, the adjustments made to … One cannot simply forget his marathon partnership of 411 with Peter May against West Indies in which the spent more than 500 minutes at the crease. Here's a small tribute to the players who made ODIs the most entertaining format of cricket over the course of time. Both sets of rankings have now been calculated back to the start of those forms of the game. Gary Kirsten (South Africa) 175 ODI matches. ICC Cricket ranking of teams, batsmen, bowler and all - rounder.Get latest ICC cricket … Virat Kohli might already be the greatest ODI batsman of all time And what’s truly remarkable is that while he’s raced to 10,000 runs faster than anyone in ODI history, he never looks rushed. 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There is no adjustment here as players of all eras had an opportunity to score big in a tournament. So, for Viv Richards, Ave Fac is: 32.44/25.24, i.e. The hallmark of a great batsman is the ability to score runs in all conditions. These oppositions vary according to the period you played. The southpaw scored 540 runs in a two-match series at a stunning average of 270 against India in … Points are calculated by the formula: R Ave X 2.5 + R SR. #6 In Victories: Points given for R Ave and R SR in innings in which their nation won the match. 6 or No. And former Australia captain Michael Clarke is doubtless as to where Kohli stands among the cricketing greats. At that time, Kapil Dev used to head the list. 8644, to get the factor: 1.37. The rankings include the top 10 Test, ODI and T20I batsmen, bowlers and all-rounders based on the rating of each player. Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) - Sangakkara rose from an ordinary start to his ODI career to becoming one of the most accomplished batsmen for Sri Lanka. #2 Consistent: In the criteria Consistent, we compare the Relative (R) Average of the players. #4 In Top Form: Points given for most runs scored in a calendar year. Ave High Score is simply calculated by adding your top 5 scores and dividing it by 5. This batsman was Rohit Sharma, who scored 8644 runs in this period. 1.29. But forget 2018, no one in this generation comes close to Kohli in the shorter format. So fasten your seat-belts as we compare One Day International (ODI) giants of different era for the title of Stat Sensei Greatest ODI Batsman of All Time. Next on the list in the elite-12,000 runs club is former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting - who managed it in 323 matches, 72 matches more than Kohli. We then found R Ave and R SR by the previously mentioned method. Sir Viv is a legend of West Indies cricket and an icon from the golden years of … The Wisden 100 list for Test cricket was released on 26 July 2001. Runs in away conditions. If he carries on in this vein, there’s nothing to suggest he shouldn’t surpass Tendulkar as the greatest in history, and numbers aside, he may well be there already. Andy Flower is the greatest player to play for Zimbabwe and one of the best wicket-keeper batsmen of all time. 7 makes it to the list of the … 1.29. If you outscored your greatest rival, your factor is more than 1, else it is less than 1. Josh Hazlewood took six wickets and moved up a place to the sixth rank. The batsman was Rohit Sharma, whose O Ave was 32.44. Like for Virat Kohli, these dates would be Aug 18, 2008, his ODI debut; and Feb 11, 2020, when he played his last ODI. #2 Big Innings Consistency: Points given for average number of innings taken to score a hundred. PTI ATK APA APA While ABD will get points like that: 0.87/1.37 X 200.0 = 126.49. 47.00 with this factor to arrive at the Relative (R) Ave of: 47.00 X 1.29 = 60.41. Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist, Chris Gayle & Wasim Akram. Now, we divide the O Ave of Rohit Sharma by the O Ave of all players to find the Average Factor. Considering the history of West Indies cricket and the kind of quality players it has churned out, picking an ‘all-time great West Indian ODI XI’ is a strenuous exercise. He averaged 133.55 runs in one-dayers last year which, quite frankly, is ridiculous. Before you see the table, here is an explanation of the criteria. For the criteria Prolific, we took the dates of the career of a batsman. We found out the Ave and SR of their team members in victories. Anuraag Featured Writer. While a number of greats could not be selected, I would specially like to mention Zaheer Abbas who has an exemplary record for his time with an average of 47.8 and a strike rate of 84.8. Batsmen with atleast one ODI century for the most consecutive years in the history of the one day international cricket. The votes are in, they have been counted and BBC Sport can now reveal the greatest one-day international XI of all time. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. So, while Sir Viv scored at an average of 47.00, other players in the matches he was involved scored at 25.24. He was the first to play 100 Test matches. Here, talkSPORT.com takes a look at where Kohli ranks among some of the best ODI batsmen of all-time. Like for Viv Richards, the O Ave was 25.24. Among the Asian batsmen, who boast of a great away record, Rohit Sharma leads the chart with 14 centuries outside Asia. However, in terms of technique, Kohli stands toe-to-toe with all of the above players. Sir Vivian Richards. It isn’t too often that a player batting at No. Tendulkar is the best ever ODI batsman. #3 Big Innings Potential: Points given for the 5 highest scores in your career. ICC Best-Ever Test Championship Rating Players make the all-time list by sustaining excellent form over a prolonged period. I have no doubts after seeing what he has achieved for India,” Clarke told PTI in an interview. Then we found out whose O Ave was the highest. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. 10 Greatest ODI cricketers of all-time. This is calculated by the balls taken to hit a boundary. ... he is one of the best ODI batsmen of all time for the amazing longevity … Then we saw which batsman, apart from Kohli, scored the most runs in this period. #01 Prolific: This criteria favours longevity, i.e. Sachin’s all-time ODI record is still far away for Virat to overpower. 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