Fastest to reach number 1 position in ICC ranking
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the fastest player to reach No 1 position in ODIs. He got there in his 38th innings only.
In April 2006, it was only the 42nd ODI played by Dhoni and his ODI batting numbers at that point read 1372 runs at an average of 52.76 and a strike rate of 103. He scored those runs with the help of two tons and eight fifties across 38 innings. In that way he became the fastest player to reach No 1 position in ODI history.
There are very few players who has shown the maturity and calmness on and off the cricket field like Mahendra Singh Dhoni. While leading the team Dhoni rarely has any controversy around him. He was always known as mister reachable in the Indian cricket team. In the year 2006 Dhoni reached to no. 1 spot in just 38 ODI innings. This is still a world record of fastest player to reach No 1 position , but due to his varying batting positions he lost his no.1 spot in a really short time.
From 2008 to 2015, Dhoni remained in the top 10 list and was number 1 ODI player in year 2008 and 2009.
Dhoni odi ranking year wise
|M S Dhoni||2005||21||663|
|M S Dhoni||2006||6||749|
|M S Dhoni||2007||16||680|
|M S Dhoni||2008||1||771|
|M S Dhoni||2009||1||825|
|M S Dhoni||2010||4||767|
|M S Dhoni||2011||5||758|
|M S Dhoni||2012||4||776|
|M S Dhoni||2013||6||789|
|M S Dhoni||2014||10||738|
|M S Dhoni||2015||6||741|
|M S Dhoni||2016||14||704|
|M S Dhoni||2017||12||729|
|M S Dhoni||2018||21||674|
|M S Dhoni||2019||24||660|
Number one Player’s ODI Points year wise
|2013||AB de Villiers||872|
|2014||AB de Villiers||887|
|2015||AB de Villiers||900|
|2016||AB de Villiers||861|
Q: What was dhoni odi ranking in 2007?
A: In 2007, dhoni finished with 680 points in ICC odi ranking and was at number 16
Q: What was dhoni odi ranking in 2008?
A: In 2008, with his 771 points Dhoni finished as number 1 ODI player in ICC ranking.
Q: For how many years Dhoni remains at number 1 ODI batsman?
A: In 2008 and 2009, Dhoni was the top batsman in ICC ODI cricket ranking.
Q: Who was fastest player to reach no. 1 position in icc odi rankings?
A: MS Dhoni in just 38 innings (42 matches)
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