Unveiling the World’s Top All-Rounder: Not Ravindra Jadeja, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, or Glen Maxwell

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The Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib held the position for for 1739 days from May 7, 2019 (when he took over from Rashid Khan) until February 9. Afghanistan’s all-rounder, Mohammed Nabi, has made history by becoming the oldest player to lead the ICC ODI all-rounders list, ending Shakib Al Hasan’s long reign at the top. This remarkable feat occurred in the latest update of the ICC Rankings on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. At the age of 39 years and 1 month, Nabi claimed the No. 1 spot thanks to his outstanding century in the first ODI between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. Despite Afghanistan’s loss in the match, Nabi’s exceptional performance saw him score an impressive 136 runs and also take a wicket. Nabi’s achievement surpasses the previous record held by Tillakaratne Dilshan, who was 38 years and 8 months old when he topped the rankings in June 2015. Meanwhile, Shakib Al Hasan held the number one spot in the ICC ODI all-rounders rankings for an impressive 1,739 days, from May 7, 2019, when he took over from Rashid Khan, until February 9. This remarkable achievement marks the longest unbroken stretch at the top of the ODI all-rounder rankings.