Cricketers to Achieve No. 1 Spot in ICC Rankings in All Three Formats

Best Fantasy    | By Vishal Dubey

Only Four cricketers have attained No. 1 spot in ICC rankings in all three formats of the game.

1. Ricky Ponting:

Ricky Ponting, former Australian captain, was among cricket's finest batters ever. His impact and records, including 71 centuries, are undeniable.

He topped both formats and briefly held No. 1 in T20Is, playing 17 games. Ponting's 98* in his first T20I remains the top debut score among test nations.

2. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli, arguably the era's finest cricketer, soared to India's first ICC No. 1 rank, boasting 12,000+ runs and a 50+ average in intl cricket.

In 2016, he dominated T20Is, reaching No. 1. By 2018, he topped both Test and ODI batting rankings, showcasing unparalleled stats across formats.

3. Matthew Hayden

Matthew Hayden, a strong opener in his prime, became Australia's second No. 1 across formats, holding the position multiple times unlike Ponting.

The left-handed batter ignited Australia's innings often, showcasing his dominance. Hayden retired with 15000+ international runs.

4. Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah becomes the first bowler in Test cricket history to reach the top spot after a match-winning display against England in Vizag 2024.

Bumrah reached career-best No. 1 in Test cricket rankings, making history as the first to top rankings in all three formats with outstanding stats.

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Best Fantasy    | By Vishal Dubey