Hafeez moves up in ICC ODI rankings after Zimbabwe whitewash

Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez and Younus Khan have made the most of the ODI series against Zimbabwe, which concluded with a 3-0 win for the visitors.

Hafeez, who won the player of the series award, and Younus have both jumped 11 places each in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for ODI batsmen which have left them in 37th and 40th positions, respectively.

Umar Akmal has gained one place and is Pakistan’s highest-ranked batsman in 17th spot.

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor have also improved their rankings.

Misbah is in 28th position after gaining one place, while Taylor has vaulted four places to 34th position.