List of players who achieved No. 1 ICC rankings in all formats

By Kaif - February 7, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 07, 2024 04:17 PM
List of players who achieved No. 1 ICC rankings in all formats

Jasprit Bumrah has become the number-1 bowler in the latest Test rankings released by ICC on Wednesday. India created history as soon as Bumrah became number 1. This is the first time that an Indian fast bowler has reached the top position in the ICC Test rankings. And for the first time, a bowler has achieved the number 1 rank in all three formats. So let us know about the list of players who have achieved number 1 in ICC rankings in all formats.

List of players who achieved No. 1 ICC rankings in all formats

1. Ricky Ponting (Australia)

Ricky Ponting

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The former Australian captain is the first batsman to top the rankings in all three formats of the game at the same time. He achieved this feat in December–January 2005/06. Ricky Ponting is certainly one of the most successful captains in Australian history and one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Ricky Ponting has scored 13,378 runs in Tests and 13,704 runs in One Day Internationals. Along with this he also scored 71 international centuries.

2. Matthew Hayden (Australia)

Matthew Hayden

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Matthew Hayden is one of the greatest Australian cricketers of all time. The left-handed batsman from Queensland has played 103 Tests, 161 One Day Internationals and nine Twenty20 matches for Australia in his career. Although Hayden has not played much T20I in his career, he has scored four fifties in nine matches at an impressive average of 51.33 and was ranked No. 1. The Australian opening batsman has achieved the number 1 position in all three formats.

3. Virat Kohli (India)

virat kohli

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Virat Kohli, the Indian batsman, is a regular player of high standard. Virat Kohli is the first player from India to achieve number 1 rank in all three formats. So far, he has scored more than 13,000 runs in his ODI career and more than 8,000 runs in Test and 4037 runs in T20I cricket.

4. Jasprit Bumrah (India)

Jasprit Bumrah

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Bumrah, Indian fast bowler, has created history by reaching number 1 in all three formats in the year 2024 itself. Jasprit Bumrah has become the first bowler in cricket history to achieve the number 1 position in the ICC rankings in all three formats. His lethal bowling skills have taken him to the top positions of the Test, ODI, and T20I rankings.

No.1 ICC Rankings in all formats

  • Ricky Ponting
  • Matthew Hayden
  • Virat Kohli
  • Jasprit Bumrah

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Indians to have Achieved No.1 ICC Rankings in all three formats.

There are only 2 Indian players who have achieved the No. 1 ICC ranking in all three formats. First Virat Kohli and second Jasprit Bumrah

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