England all-rounder Chris Woakes on Wednesday achieved his career best ranking of third in the latest ICC men's ODI bowlers' and all-rounders' rankings. Woakes, who claimed six wickets in two matches against Sri Lanka, climbed four places in the bowlers' rankings led by New Zealand's Trent Boult and pushed compatriot Ben Stokes to fourth in the all-rounders' list led by Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan.
Other England pacers David Willey and Tom Curran too, have gained in the latest rankings with Willey moving up 13 places to 37th after claiming nine wickets in the series, while Tom Curran’s four wickets in two matches has seen him advance 20 places to 68th.
England’s 2-0 series win, which helped them to the top of the CWC Super League standings, also saw their Test captain Joe Root move up two places to 13th position with a series-topping aggregate of 147 runs while white-ball captain Eoin Morgan moved up from 26th to 25th.
For Sri Lanka, captain Kusal Perera moved to 41st after scoring 82 runs in the series while Dhananjaya de Silva gained 10 slots to reach 74th position. Dasun Shanaka and Wanindu Hasaranga are in joint-98th position after advancing 13 and 12 places, respectively.
In the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings, South Africa's opener Quinton de Kock advanced nine places to 13th after scoring 255 runs in their five-match series against the West Indies. Aiden Markram is up 23 places to 19th position while George Linde (up 30 places to 43rd) and Lungi Ngidi (up 25 places to 56th) are among the bowlers to gain after their 3-2 win.
For the West Indies, Evin Lewis is up one place to ninth position after finishing with 178 runs. Nicholas Pooran has gained 20 places to reach 87th position while Shimron Hetmyer is up 15 places to 99th.
All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has moved from 95th to 44th among bowlers after finishing with 10 wickets in the series while Obed McKoy has moved up 65 places to 53rd with nine wickets.