Top 10 Current Spin Bowlers In ODI Cricket

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Our One Day International (ODI) ratings take into account all matches from the first ODI match on January 5, 1971 till the below mentioned last update date. Most of our ratings are dynamic, and as new matches are played, the rating of earlier bowlers may change if current bowlers set new benchmarks. Brief explanation of the ratings is given before each section (Detailed Explanation). So, here are the Top 10 Spin bowlers in matches in last 5 years in ODIs.

*Note: All ODI Ratings are updated till 2024-06-09

CUR RATING

Points to note about CURRENT Rating:-

  • This rating takes into account only matches played in 5 years.
  • Only bowlers active till at least 2023 are considered in this rating.

THE CRITERIA


The CURRENT Rating is divided into 5 main sections:-

CRITERIA STAT POINTS
Prolific Wickets Taken 200.00
Consistent Average 300.00
Economic Strike Rate 300.00
Best Bowling Top Inns (Wkts) 100.00
Economic Bowling Top Inns (Eco) 100.00
The Trend Setter (TS)

TS is the player which does the best in a criteria. The rating of all other players are calculated taking the TS as the benchmark. Know All About TS. Here is an example:-

  • TS Ave: 25.00; Player X Ave: 30.00; Section Points: 300.00
  • TS Points: 300.00(Max); Player X Points: TS Ave/Ave X 300 = 25.00/30.00 X 300 = 250.00
  • Ratings of all sections are calculated similarly with Ave being replaced by the Criteria Stat.
  • Knock Out matches of T20 World Cup are also counted in TT.
Top Teams (TT)

Some sections consider performances only against the top teams. Here is some information about the Top Teams:-

  • Win/Loss Ratio is used to determine Top Teams.
  • The Top Teams are calculated by decades.
  • A bowler’s performace is counted in TT if it comes against the team in the specific decade.
  • Knock Out matches of T20 World Cup are also counted in TT.

QUALIFICATION


Min Innings (TT) 10

PROLIFIC


Criteria: Points For Wickets Taken

RANK BOWLER NAT INNS WKTS RAT
TS A Zampa AUS 51 104 200.00
1 A Zampa AUS 51 104 200.00
2 Kuldeep Yadav IND 51 75 144.23
3 W Hasaranga SL 41 69 132.69
4 Mehedi Hasan Miraz BAN 57 67 128.85
5 Shakib Al Hasan BAN 38 57 109.62
6 AU Rashid ENG 36 56 107.69
7 T Shamsi SA 31 53 101.92
8 Rashid Khan AFG 34 52 100.00
9 KA Maharaj SA 39 49 94.23
10 G Motie WI 13 22 42.31

CONSISTENT


R Ave

Relative Average (R Ave) is a more accurate type of average. Know How It Is Calculated. Briefly it takes into account:-

  • Strength of Opposition.
  • Venues at which a bowler has played.
  • Time Period in which he has been active

Criteria: Points For R Ave

Min Qualification For TS
Min Wickets 25
Min Wickets (TT) 25
Min Wickets (NWT) 25

Against All Teams

RANK BOWLER INNS RUNS WKTS AVE R AVE RAT
TS A Zampa 51 2379 104 22.88 21.35 150.00
1 G Motie 13 436 22 19.82 21.16 150.00
2 A Zampa 51 2379 104 22.88 21.35 150.00
3 W Hasaranga 41 1735 69 25.14 25.16 127.31
4 T Shamsi 31 1486 53 28.04 27.85 114.99
5 Kuldeep Yadav 51 2141 75 28.55 28.11 113.92
6 Shakib Al Hasan 38 1503 57 26.37 28.70 111.59
7 KA Maharaj 39 1520 49 31.02 29.24 109.52
8 AU Rashid 36 1830 56 32.68 29.49 108.61
9 Rashid Khan 34 1415 52 27.21 29.57 108.29
10 Mehedi Hasan Miraz 57 2212 67 33.01 32.97 97.15

Against Top Teams

RANK BOWLER INNS RUNS WKTS AVE R AVE RAT
TS A Zampa 32 1650 56 29.46 27.50 150.00
1 G Motie 10 330 18 18.33 19.57 150.00
2 A Zampa 32 1650 56 29.46 27.50 150.00
3 Kuldeep Yadav 26 1172 41 28.59 28.15 146.54
4 AU Rashid 24 1294 41 31.56 28.48 144.85
5 KA Maharaj 25 1001 31 32.29 30.44 135.53
6 T Shamsi 16 799 25 31.96 31.74 129.94
7 Shakib Al Hasan 11 481 15 32.07 34.90 118.19
8 Rashid Khan 15 643 19 33.84 36.78 112.15
9 Mehedi Hasan Miraz 19 816 19 42.95 42.88 96.19
10 W Hasaranga 17 822 18 45.67 45.69 90.29

ECONOMIC


R ER

Relative Economy Rate (R ER) for bowlers is calculated using the same method as R Ave with average being replaced with ER.

Criteria: Points For R ER

Min Qualification For TS
Min Balls 750

Against All Teams

RANK BOWLER INNS BLS RUNS ER R ER RAT
TS KA Maharaj 39 2029 1520 4.49 3.79 150.00
1 G Motie 13 661 436 3.96 3.51 150.00
2 KA Maharaj 39 2029 1520 4.49 3.79 150.00
3 Shakib Al Hasan 38 2058 1503 4.38 3.93 144.75
4 Rashid Khan 34 1922 1415 4.42 4.03 141.08
5 W Hasaranga 41 2156 1735 4.83 4.29 132.63
6 A Zampa 51 2719 2379 5.25 4.34 131.09
7 Kuldeep Yadav 51 2489 2141 5.16 4.47 127.04
8 Mehedi Hasan Miraz 57 2624 2212 5.06 4.51 125.95
9 T Shamsi 31 1602 1486 5.57 4.66 121.93
10 AU Rashid 36 1938 1830 5.67 4.68 121.39

Against Top Teams

RANK BOWLER INNS BLS RUNS ER R ER RAT
TS KA Maharaj 25 1351 1001 4.45 3.75 150.00
1 G Motie 10 506 330 3.91 3.47 150.00
2 KA Maharaj 25 1351 1001 4.45 3.75 150.00
3 Rashid Khan 15 870 643 4.43 4.04 138.99
4 Shakib Al Hasan 11 594 481 4.86 4.35 129.12
5 W Hasaranga 17 960 822 5.14 4.56 123.29
6 A Zampa 32 1788 1650 5.54 4.57 122.93
7 Kuldeep Yadav 26 1286 1172 5.47 4.74 118.59
8 T Shamsi 16 833 799 5.76 4.82 116.62
9 AU Rashid 24 1304 1294 5.95 4.92 114.25
10 Mehedi Hasan Miraz 19 841 816 5.82 5.19 108.23

BEST BOWLING BY WKTS (NWT)


BBW

In this criteria, we have taken the top 5 bowling performances by Wkts of a bowler against Non Weak Teams. Best Bowling By Wickets (BBW) is simply the total wickets taken in the 5 innings divided by 5.

Criteria: Points For Wkts Taken In Top 5 Inns

RANK BOWLER 1 2 3 4 5 BBW RAT
TS A Zampa 5/35 4/31 4/38 4/45 4/45 4.20 100.00
1 A Zampa 5/35 4/31 4/38 4/45 4/45 4.20 100.00
2 Kuldeep Yadav 5/25 4/6 4/18 4/43 3/51 4.00 95.24
3 Mehedi Hasan Miraz 4/25 4/29 4/30 4/61 3/25 3.80 90.48
4 T Shamsi 5/49 4/60 4/61 3/38 2/29 3.60 85.71
4 Shakib Al Hasan 5/36 4/8 4/35 3/30 2/24 3.60 85.71
6 W Hasaranga 4/27 4/58 3/7 3/30 3/37 3.40 80.95
7 AU Rashid 4/45 3/29 3/42 3/51 3/57 3.20 76.19
7 KA Maharaj 4/33 4/46 3/38 3/45 2/25 3.20 76.19
9 G Motie 4/23 3/28 3/36 2/26 2/34 2.80 66.67
9 Rashid Khan 4/37 3/37 3/37 2/21 2/28 2.80 66.67

BEST BOWLING BY ECO (NWT)


BBE

In this criteria, we have taken the top 5 bowling performances by Economy of a bowler against Non Weak Teams. Best Bowling By Economy (BBE) is the Relative Economy of the bowler in the 5 Inns. Only 30+ Balls performaces are counted in this criteria.

Criteria: Points For Economy In Top 5 Inns

RANK BOWLER 1 2 3 4 5 BBE RAT
TS Shakib Al Hasan 7.2/8 10.0/13 5.0/9 9.0/24 10.0/29 1.80 100.00
1 Shakib Al Hasan 7.2/8 10.0/13 5.0/9 9.0/24 10.0/29 1.80 100.00
2 Mehedi Hasan Miraz 10.0/18 9.4/25 9.0/25 10.0/28 10.0/28 2.27 79.16
3 KA Maharaj 10.0/24 10.0/25 8.0/23 10.0/30 10.0/30 2.32 77.62
4 A Zampa 10.0/21 5.0/14 10.0/29 10.0/32 9.3/31 2.36 76.34
5 G Motie 9.0/18 10.0/23 10.0/28 8.0/23 9.5/36 2.43 74.20
6 Kuldeep Yadav 5.1/7 8.0/24 8.0/25 8.0/25 5.0/16 2.46 73.12
7 W Hasaranga 10.0/26 10.0/28 10.0/30 10.0/33 10.0/37 2.73 65.83
8 Rashid Khan 9.0/21 10.0/30 9.0/28 10.0/37 10.0/37 2.91 61.90
9 T Shamsi 10.0/26 10.0/31 10.0/38 7.0/29 10.0/42 2.96 60.83
10 AU Rashid 10.0/35 10.0/38 5.0/21 10.0/42 10.0/42 3.27 55.05

CURRENT RATING


The CURRENT (CUR) Rating is the addition of the points of all the above criteria. The rating is out of 1,000.

RANK BOWLER PRO CON ECO BBW BBE CUR RAT
1 A Zampa 200.00 300.00 254.01 100.00 76.34 930.35
2 Kuldeep Yadav 144.23 260.46 245.63 95.24 73.12 818.68
3 Shakib Al Hasan 109.62 229.78 273.87 85.71 100.00 798.98
4 KA Maharaj 94.23 245.05 300.00 76.19 77.62 793.09
5 G Motie 42.31 300.00 300.00 66.67 74.20 783.18
6 W Hasaranga 132.69 217.60 255.92 80.95 65.83 752.99
7 T Shamsi 101.92 244.94 238.55 85.71 60.83 731.96
8 Rashid Khan 100.00 220.44 280.07 66.67 61.90 729.08
9 AU Rashid 107.69 253.46 235.64 76.19 55.05 728.02
10 Mehedi Hasan Miraz 128.85 193.34 234.18 90.48 79.16 726.00

TOP TEAMS


DECADE OF MAT 1 2 3 4 5 6
1970s WI ENG AUS NZ PAK IND
1980s WI ENG AUS PAK IND NZ
1990s SA AUS PAK WI IND SL
2000s AUS SA SL PAK IND NZ
2010s IND SA AUS ENG NZ PAK
2020s IND AUS PAK SA NZ BAN


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