2 Jan 2017

Southee, Santner, Latham all move up in player rankings

7:18 am on 2 January 2017

The Black Caps bowlers Mitchell Santner and Tim Southee have both moved up the ICC one day player rankings after their strong performances in the recent cricket series against Bangladesh.

Black Caps spinner Mitchell Santner.

Black Caps spinner Mitchell Santner. Photo: Photosport

Santner has gained 16 places to sit at 34th overall while Southee is up five to 26th on the bowling table, which is headed by New Zealand's Trent Boult.

All-rounder Jimmy Neesham moved up 20 places in the bowling standings to be ranked 120th.

Opener Tom Latham was the biggest mover of the Black Caps batsmen. moving up 11 slots in the one day batting rankings to reach 33rd position.

The overall ODI country rankings have not changed, where New Zealand lies fourth behind Australia, South Africa and India.

ICC ODI Team Rankings

1 Australia

2 South Africa

3 India

4 New Zealand

5 England

6 Sri Lanka

7 Bangladesh

8 Pakistan

9 West Indies

10 Afghanistan

11 Zimbabwe

12 Ireland