ICC on 7 January 2013 released the ICC Player Rankings of ODI batsman placing Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Captain of Indian Cricket Team at fourth position in its list. Dhoni was ranked at the fourth position, due to the consistent performance he had displayed in the past three-match ODI series - against Pakistan.
Virat Kohli slipped by one rank to third position in the list. Suresh Raina managed to move one point upward to twenty-sixth position and Yuvraj Singh reached to forty-first spot in the latest ranking released.
South African batsman Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers are sharing first and second position respectively in the latest ranking released. Nasir Jamshed, the Pakistani opener batsman managed to jump forty-five places to react thirty-first spot, due to the consistent performance displayed in the three one-day-international series against India.