ODI cricket over the years has seen several batsmen embrace the format and make it their own. Sachin Tendulkar is the highest scorer in the format and it is expected that his record might never be broken. Sachin has achieved the number 1 rankings in ODIs many times in his career. While there have been a few players who despite scoring runs continuously have failed to achieve the number 1 ranking.
The likes of Kumar Sangakkara and Inzamam-Ul-Haq previously from the previous era and the likes of Rohit Sharma, Kane Williamson from this era have been such batsmen who have never achieved the number 1 rankings and have been unlucky to miss out. We will list down the top 5 names.
5 Legendary Batsmen Who Have Never Achieved Number 1 Ranking In ODIs
Kane Williamson- Highest Rank 3
The Kiwi skipper is counted among the modern greats in ODI cricket. The way he goes about his business of scoring runs is very different from his counterparts from other teams. He has scored over 6000 runs in nearly 150 games but has never achieved the number 1 rankings. His highest rank in the format has been 3.