Pathan among top 5 all-rounders
Irfan has climbed to a creditable number four spot in the all-rounders' list in the ICC Test and ODI ratings.india Updated: Mar 30, 2006 15:33 IST
Irfan Pathan has climbed to a creditable number four spot in the all-rounders' list in the International Cricket Council's Test and ODI ratings.
The 22-year-old from Baroda, who bowled at 138 kmph in India's first one-dayer against England this week, claimed two wickets besides making 28 crucial runs.
The pace spearhead has made 816 runs at an average of 28.13 and claimed 89 wickets in 24 Test matches, while in 53 one-day matches, he has scored 706 runs at an average of 27.15 and dismissed 91 players.
Heading the allrounders' list in one-dayers is South Africa's Shaun Pollock followed by current England skipper Andrew Flintoff and Australian Andrew Symonds. Pakistan's Shoaib Malik is fifth behind Pathan.
In Tests, South African Jacques Kallis tops the charts while Flintoff is second, Pollock third and Pathan at fourth.