CCR Ratings

Top 5 International ODI players

  • KC Sangakkara 148
  • TM Dilshan 124
  • AB de Villiers 118
  • HM Amla 110
  • V Kohli 107

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Top 10
Batsman

  • 1
    SL
    KC Sangakkara
    138 Points
  • 2
    SL
    TM Dilshan
    107 Points
  • 3
    SA
    AB de Villiers
    103 Points
  • 4
    Ind
    V Kohli
    103 Points
  • 5
    SA
    HM Amla
    102 Points
  • 6
    Ind
    RG Sharma
    93 Points
  • 7
    Ind
    S Dhawan
    91 Points
  • 8
    NZ
    MJ Guptill
    66 Points
  • 9
    NZ
    LRPL Taylor
    66 Points
  • 10
    Aus
    AJ Finch
    65 Points

Top 10
Bowlers

  • 1
    Aus
    MA Starc
    49 Points
  • 2
    SL
    SL Malinga
    47 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    Mohammed Shami
    46 Points
  • 4
    Pak
    Saeed Ajmal
    43 Points
  • 5
    NZ
    MJ McClenaghan
    43 Points
  • 6
    Ind
    RA Jadeja
    42 Points
  • 7
    SA
    DW Steyn
    39 Points
  • 8
    SA
    M Morkel
    37 Points
  • 9
    SA
    R McLaren
    37 Points
  • 10
    Ind
    R Ashwin
    35 Points

Top 10
Fielders

  • 1
    Eng
    JC Buttler
    26 Points
  • 2
    SA
    Q De Kock
    21 Points
  • 3
    SA
    AB de Villiers
    13 Points
  • 4
    Pak
    Umar Akmal
    13 Points
  • 5
    Ind
    MS Dhoni
    12 Points
  • 6
    Ind
    SK Raina
    12 Points
  • 7
    SL
    KC Sangakkara
    10 Points
  • 8
    NZ
    L Ronchi
    9 Points
  • 9
    WI
    DM Bravo
    8 Points
  • 10
    SA
    HM Amla
    8 Points

Top 10
Players

  • 1
    SL
    KC Sangakkara
    148 Points
  • 2
    SL
    TM Dilshan
    124 Points
  • 3
    SA
    AB de Villiers
    118 Points
  • 4
    SA
    HM Amla
    110 Points
  • 5
    Ind
    V Kohli
    107 Points
  • 6
    Ind
    S Dhawan
    95 Points
  • 7
    Ind
    RG Sharma
    95 Points
  • 8
    SA
    Q De Kock
    83 Points
  • 9
    Pak
    Mohammad Hafeez
    74 Points
  • 10
    NZ
    MJ Guptill
    73 Points

TEAM
RANKINGS

  • 1
    India
    116 Points
  • 2
    Australia
    101 Points
  • 3
    Sri Lanka
    97 Points
  • 4
    South Africa
    94 Points
  • 5
    New Zealand
    81 Points
  • 6
    Pakistan
    76 Points
  • 7
    England
    62 Points
  • 8
    West Indies
    48 Points
  • 9
    Bangladesh
    44 Points
  • 10
    Zimbabwe
    16 Points

Top 10
Batsman

  • 1
    Eng
    AD Hales
    1089 Points
  • 2
    Aus
    AJ Finch
    1083 Points
  • 3
    SA
    F du Plessis
    809 Points
  • 4
    WI
    CH Gayle
    775 Points
  • 5
    SL
    MDKJ Perera
    733 Points
  • 6
    SA
    JP Duminy
    682 Points
  • 7
    Pak
    Ahmed Shehzad
    681 Points
  • 8
    Ind
    V Kohli
    636 Points
  • 9
    NZ
    BB McCullum
    581 Points
  • 10
    ENG
    RS Bopara
    547 Points

Top 10
Bowlers

  • 1
    WI
    S Badree
    468 Points
  • 2
    SA
    Imran Tahir
    423 Points
  • 3
    WI
    SP Narine
    406 Points
  • 4
    SL
    SL Malinga
    336 Points
  • 5
    SL
    KMDN Kulasekara
    326 Points
  • 6
    SA
    WD Parnell
    317 Points
  • 7
    Ban
    Shakib Al Hasan
    316 Points
  • 8
    SL
    SMSM Senanayake
    315 Points
  • 9
    Eng
    JW Dernbach
    297 Points
  • 10
    Pak
    Shahid Afridi
    291 Points

Top 10
Fielders

  • 1
    SA
    Q de Kock
    280 Points
  • 2
    WI
    DJ Bravo
    230 Points
  • 3
    WI
    D Ramdin
    200 Points
  • 4
    SL
    LD Chandimal
    150 Points
  • 5
    SA
    DA Miller
    140 Points
  • 6
    NZ
    L Ronchi
    130 Points
  • 7
    Eng
    AD Hales
    130 Points
  • 8
    WI
    LMP Simmons
    120 Points
  • 9
    Ned
    W Barresi
    110 Points
  • 10
    WI
    DJG Sammy
    110 Points

Top 10
Players

  • 1
    Eng
    AD Hales
    1219 Points
  • 2
    Aus
    AJ Finch
    1125 Points
  • 3
    SA
    F du Plessis
    909 Points
  • 4
    SA
    JP Duminy
    905 Points
  • 5
    Ban
    Shakib Al Hasan
    858 Points
  • 6
    SA
    Q de Kock
    825 Points
  • 7
    WI
    CH Gayle
    807 Points
  • 8
    Pak
    Mohammad Hafeez
    805 Points
  • 9
    SL
    MDKJ Perera
    783 Points
  • 10
    Aus
    GJ Maxwell
    779 Points

TEAM
RANKINGS

  • 1
    Sri Lanka
    48 Points
  • 2
    Pakistan
    36 Points
  • 3
    West Indies
    32 Points
  • 4
    Australia
    28 Points
  • 5
    South Africa
    24 Points
  • 6
    New Zealand
    24 Points
  • 7
    England
    20 Points
  • 8
    India
    14 Points
  • 9
    Bangladesh
    10 Points
  • 10
    Afghanistan
    8 Points

Top 10
Batsman

  • 1
    SL
    KC Sangakkara
    127 Points
  • 2
    Pak
    Younis Khan
    101 Points
  • 3
    Aus
    SPD Smith
    98 Points
  • 4
    NZ
    BB McCullum
    98 Points
  • 5
    NZ
    KS Williamson
    92 Points
  • 6
    Aus
    DA Warner
    92 Points
  • 7
    Eng
    JE Root
    88 Points
  • 8
    SA
    AB de Villiers
    74 Points
  • 9
    Ind
    V Kohli
    69 Points
  • 10
    Ind
    M Vijay
    66 Points

Top 10
Bowlers

  • 1
    Eng
    SCJ Broad
    95 Points
  • 2
    SA
    DW Steyn
    90 Points
  • 3
    SL
    HMRKB Herath
    88 Points
  • 4
    Eng
    JM Anderson
    85 Points
  • 5
    Aus
    MG Johnson
    78 Points
  • 6
    NZ
    TA Boult
    75 Points
  • 7
    Aus
    NM Lyon
    66 Points
  • 8
    Ind
    R Ashwin
    60 Points
  • 9
    Pak
    Saeed Ajmal
    57 Points
  • 10
    NZ
    TG Southee
    53 Points

Top 10
Fielders

  • 1
    Aus
    BJ Haddin
    37 Points
  • 2
    NZ
    BJ Watling
    30 Points
  • 3
    SA
    AB de Villiers
    21 Points
  • 4
    Eng
    MJ Prior
    20 Points
  • 5
    Ind
    MS Dhoni
    17 Points
  • 6
    WI
    D Ramdin
    13 Points
  • 7
    NZ
    LRPL Taylor
    13 Points
  • 8
    WI
    DM Bravo
    11 Points
  • 9
    WI
    DJG Sammy
    11 Points
  • 10
    Eng
    AN Cook
    11 Points

Top 10
Players

  • 1
    SL
    KC Sangakkara
    127 Points
  • 2
    NZ
    KS Williamson
    107 Points
  • 3
    Pak
    Younis Khan
    105 Points
  • 4
    Aus
    SPD Smith
    103 Points
  • 5
    NZ
    BB McCullum
    103 Points
  • 6
    Eng
    SCJ Broad
    103 Points
  • 7
    SA
    AB de Villiers
    95 Points
  • 8
    SA
    DW Steyn
    94 Points
  • 9
    Eng
    JE Root
    94 Points
  • 10
    Aus
    DA Warner
    92 Points

TEAM
RANKINGS

  • 1
    Australia
    118 Points
  • 2
    South Africa
    102 Points
  • 3
    New Zealand
    98 Points
  • 4
    England
    93 Points
  • 5
    Pakistan
    81 Points
  • 6
    Sri Lanka
    74 Points
  • 7
    India
    67 Points
  • 8
    West Indies
    49 Points
  • 9
    Bangladesh
    47 Points
  • 10
    Zimbabwe
    12 Points

Top 10
Batsman

  • 1
    Eng
    CM Edwards
    23 Points
  • 2
    NZ
    SW Bates
    21 Points
  • 3
    Aus
    MM Lanning
    21 Points
  • 4
    WI
    SR Taylor
    21 Points
  • 5
    Pak
    Javeria Khan
    20 Points
  • 6
    Eng
    SJ Taylor
    18 Points
  • 7
    SL
    AC Jayangani
    16 Points
  • 8
    Pak
    Bismah Maroof
    14 Points
  • 9
    SA
    M du Preez
    14 Points
  • 10
    WI
    DJS Dottin
    12 Points

Top 10
Bowlers

  • 1
    SA
    D van Niekerk
    19 Points
  • 2
    Pak
    Sadia Yousuf
    17 Points
  • 3
    SA
    S Ismail
    16 Points
  • 4
    Pak
    Sana Mir
    16 Points
  • 5
    WI
    A Mohammed
    14 Points
  • 6
    Eng
    KL Cross
    11 Points
  • 7
    SA
    S Luus
    11 Points
  • 8
    Pak
    Nida Dar
    11 Points
  • 9
    SA
    S Loubser
    10 Points
  • 10
    Eng
    JL Gunn
    10 Points

Top 10
Fielders

  • 1
    SA
    T Chetty
    6 Points
  • 2
    Eng
    JL Gunn
    5 Points
  • 3
    Pak
    Batool Fatima
    3 Points
  • 4
    WI
    MR Aguilleira
    3 Points
  • 5
    Pak
    Sana Mir
    3 Points
  • 6
    WI
    SR Taylor
    3 Points
  • 7
    Eng
    CM Edwards
    3 Points
  • 8
    Pak
    Nida Dar
    3 Points
  • 9
    SA
    L Lee
    2 Points
  • 10
    NZ
    SW Bates
    2 Points

Top 10
Players

  • 1
    WI
    SR Taylor
    34 Points
  • 2
    NZ
    SW Bates
    27 Points
  • 3
    Eng
    CM Edwards
    26 Points
  • 4
    Pak
    Sana Mir
    24 Points
  • 5
    Aus
    MM Lanning
    22 Points
  • 6
    SA
    D van Niekerk
    21 Points
  • 7
    Eng
    SJ Taylor
    20 Points
  • 8
    Pak
    Bismah Maroof
    20 Points
  • 9
    Pak
    Javeria Khan
    20 Points
  • 10
    SA
    M Kapp
    19 Points

Top 10
Batsman

  • 1
    WI
    DJS Dottin
    216 Points
  • 2
    SA
    M du Preez
    200 Points
  • 3
    WI
    SR Taylor
    178 Points
  • 4
    Ire
    CMA Shillington
    165 Points
  • 5
    SA
    T Chetty
    164 Points
  • 6
    SA
    L Lee
    162 Points
  • 7
    Eng
    CM Edwards
    156 Points
  • 8
    Pak
    Nain Abidi
    132 Points
  • 9
    Pak
    Nida Dar
    129 Points
  • 10
    Eng
    SJ Taylor
    117 Points

Top 10
Bowlers

  • 1
    SA
    M Kapp
    270 Points
  • 2
    Eng
    JL Gunn
    215 Points
  • 3
    Pak
    Bismah Maroof
    182 Points
  • 4
    WI
    SL Quintyne
    172 Points
  • 5
    Pak
    Sadia Yousuf
    172 Points
  • 6
    Pak
    Nida Dar
    167 Points
  • 7
    WI
    A Mohammed
    156 Points
  • 8
    SL
    HASD Siriwardene
    135 Points
  • 9
    Eng
    NR Sciver
    134 Points
  • 10
    NZ
    EM Bermingham
    127 Points

Top 10
Fielders

  • 1
    Pak
    Batool Fatima
    180 Points
  • 2
    NZ
    RH Priest
    130 Points
  • 3
    SA
    T Chetty
    90 Points
  • 4
    Eng
    NR Sciver
    70 Points
  • 5
    Ire
    MV Waldron
    50 Points
  • 6
    WI
    MR Aguilleira
    50 Points
  • 7
    Pak
    Bismah Maroof
    40 Points
  • 8
    SA
    M du Preez
    40 Points
  • 9
    WI
    SACA King
    40 Points
  • 10
    Eng
    SJ Taylor
    40 Points

Top 10
Players

  • 1
    SA
    M Kapp
    331 Points
  • 2
    Pak
    Nida Dar
    316 Points
  • 3
    Eng
    NR Sciver
    299 Points
  • 4
    Pak
    Bismah Maroof
    298 Points
  • 5
    WI
    SR Taylor
    285 Points
  • 6
    Eng
    JL Gunn
    265 Points
  • 7
    WI
    DJS Dottin
    258 Points
  • 8
    SA
    T Chetty
    254 Points
  • 9
    SA
    M du Preez
    240 Points
  • 10
    NZ
    RH Priest
    183 Points

Top 10
Batsman

  • 1
    Ind
    MDT Kamini
    10 Points
  • 2
    Eng
    HC Knight
    9 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    PG Raut
    8 Points
  • 4
    Aus
    SJ Elliott
    7 Points
  • 5
    SA
    M du Preez
    7 Points
  • 6
    Aus
    JM Fields
    4 Points
  • 7
    Eng
    A Brindle
    3 Points
  • 8
    SA
    T Chetty
    3 Points
  • 9
    Eng
    JL Gunn
    3 Points
  • 10
    Ind
    M Raj
    3 Points

Top 10
Bowlers

  • 1
    Ind
    H Kaur
    10 Points
  • 2
    Aus
    EA Perry
    9 Points
  • 3
    Eng
    JL Gunn
    9 Points
  • 4
    Eng
    KL Cross
    8 Points
  • 5
    Eng
    A Shrubsole
    6 Points
  • 6
    Aus
    RM Farrell
    5 Points
  • 7
    Ind
    J Goswami
    4 Points
  • 8
    Ind
    RS Gayakwad
    3 Points
  • 9
    Ind
    N Niranjana
    3 Points
  • 10
    Aus
    EA Osborne
    3 Points

Top 10
Fielders

  • 1
    Ind
    M Raj
    2 Points
  • 2
    Ind
    KV Jain
    1 Points
  • 3
    Aus
    JM Fields
    1 Points
  • 4
    Ind
    S Verma
    1 Points
  • 5
    SA
    T Chetty
    1 Points
  • 6
    Eng
    SJ Taylor
    1 Points

Top 10
Players

  • 1
    Eng
    JL Gunn
    12 Points
  • 2
    Aus
    EA Perry
    11 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    H Kaur
    10 Points
  • 4
    Ind
    MDT Kamini
    10 Points
  • 5
    Eng
    HC Knight
    9 Points
  • 6
    Eng
    KL Cross
    8 Points
  • 7
    Ind
    PG Raut
    8 Points
  • 8
    Aus
    SJ Elliott
    7 Points
  • 9
    SA
    M du Preez
    7 Points
  • 10
    Eng
    A Shrubsole
    6 Points

Top 10
Batsman

  • 1
    KL Rahul
    65 Points
  • 2
    NV Ojha
    60 Points
  • 3
    KD Karthik
    50 Points
  • 4
    A Mukund
    49 Points
  • 5
    SP Jackson
    43 Points
  • 6
    SU Shrivastava
    42 Points
  • 7
    S Badrinath
    40 Points
  • 8
    B Aparajith
    39 Points
  • 9
    AV Vasavada
    39 Points
  • 10
    AP Tare
    39 Points

Top 10
Bowlers

  • 1
    B Mohanty
    59 Points
  • 2
    SN Thakur
    55 Points
  • 3
    Anureet Singh
    53 Points
  • 4
    Jalaj S Saxena
    51 Points
  • 5
    A Mithun
    50 Points
  • 6
    Pankaj Singh
    49 Points
  • 7
    J Yadav
    48 Points
  • 8
    Sandeep Sharma
    45 Points
  • 9
    R Vinay Kumar
    41 Points
  • 10
    RB Kalaria
    41 Points

Top 10
Fielders

  • 1
    PR Shah
    28 Points
  • 2
    AP Tare
    17 Points
  • 3
    RM Yadav
    15 Points
  • 4
    CM Gautam
    15 Points
  • 5
    M Rawat
    14 Points
  • 6
    RH Motwani
    13 Points
  • 7
    AV Ubarhande
    13 Points
  • 8
    SP Goswami
    12 Points
  • 9
    NV Ojha
    11 Points
  • 10
    MK Pandey
    11 Points

Top 10
Players

  • 1
    Jalaj S Saxena
    78 Points
  • 2
    NV Ojha
    71 Points
  • 3
    KL Rahul
    65 Points
  • 4
    J Yadav
    61 Points
  • 5
    B Mohanty
    60 Points
  • 6
    SN Thakur
    58 Points
  • 7
    A Mithun
    56 Points
  • 8
    AP Tare
    56 Points
  • 9
    KD Karthik
    54 Points
  • 10
    Anureet Singh
    54 Points

Top 10
Batsman

  • 1
    AB de Villiers
    1596 Points
  • 2
    DA Warner
    1537 Points
  • 3
    GJ Maxwell
    1310 Points
  • 4
    DA Miller
    1188 Points
  • 5
    DR Smith
    1187 Points
  • 6
    BB McCullum
    1109 Points
  • 7
    JP Duminy
    1082 Points
  • 8
    RG Sharma
    1076 Points
  • 9
    AM Rahane
    1070 Points
  • 10
    KA Pollard
    1053 Points

Top 10
Bowlers

  • 1
    SL Malinga
    645 Points
  • 2
    B Kumar
    564 Points
  • 3
    MA Starc
    550 Points
  • 4
    YS Chahal
    537 Points
  • 5
    MM Sharma
    499 Points
  • 6
    Harbhajan Singh
    453 Points
  • 7
    RA Jadeja
    444 Points
  • 8
    Sandeep Sharma
    440 Points
  • 9
    DJ Bravo
    408 Points
  • 10
    A Nehra
    403 Points

Top 10
Fielders

  • 1
    KD Karthik
    270 Points
  • 2
    WP Saha
    270 Points
  • 3
    PA Patel
    240 Points
  • 4
    RV Uthappa
    200 Points
  • 5
    SK Raina
    190 Points
  • 6
    RA Jadeja
    180 Points
  • 7
    F du Plessis
    170 Points
  • 8
    MS Dhoni
    160 Points
  • 9
    DA Miller
    160 Points
  • 10
    SV Samson
    160 Points

Top 10
Players

  • 1
    AB de Villiers
    1726 Points
  • 2
    DA Warner
    1697 Points
  • 3
    GJ Maxwell
    1409 Points
  • 4
    DR Smith
    1378 Points
  • 5
    JP Duminy
    1361 Points
  • 6
    DA Miller
    1348 Points
  • 7
    RV Uthappa
    1236 Points
  • 8
    KA Pollard
    1230 Points
  • 9
    RG Sharma
    1171 Points
  • 10
    BB McCullum
    1169 Points

Top 10
Batsman

  • 1
    Ind
    VH Zol
    38 Points
  • 2
    Ind
    AK Bains
    26 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    AA Herwadkar
    20 Points
  • 4
    Ind
    SV Samson
    20 Points
  • 5
    Ind
    SN Khan
    16 Points
  • 6
    Ind
    RK Bhui
    12 Points
  • 7
    Ind
    SS Iyer
    12 Points
  • 8
    Ind
    DJ Hooda
    9 Points
  • 9
    Ind
    SP Khajuria
    1 Points

Top 10
Bowlers

  • 1
    Ind
    Kuldeep Yadav
    34 Points
  • 2
    Ind
    DJ Hooda
    20 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    AA Gani
    13 Points
  • 4
    Ind
    SN Khan
    7 Points
  • 5
    Ind
    AR Lamba
    7 Points
  • 6
    Ind
    CV Milind
    7 Points
  • 7
    Ind
    AA Sheth
    2 Points
  • 8
    Ind
    Karan Kaila
    2 Points
  • 9
    Ind
    Monu Kumar
    2 Points

Top 10
Fielders

  • 1
    Ind
    AK Bains
    9 Points
  • 2
    Ind
    SN Khan
    6 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    DJ Hooda
    4 Points
  • 4
    Ind
    VH Zol
    3 Points
  • 5
    Ind
    AA Herwadkar
    3 Points
  • 6
    Ind
    AA Gani
    2 Points
  • 7
    Ind
    SS Iyer
    2 Points
  • 8
    Ind
    RT Arothe
    1 Points
  • 9
    Ind
    SV Samson
    1 Points
  • 10
    Ind
    Atul Singh
    1 Points

Top 10
Players

  • 1
    Ind
    VH Zol
    41 Points
  • 2
    Ind
    AK Bains
    35 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    Kuldeep Yadav
    34 Points
  • 4
    Ind
    DJ Hooda
    33 Points
  • 5
    Ind
    SN Khan
    29 Points
  • 6
    Ind
    AA Herwadkar
    23 Points
  • 7
    Ind
    SV Samson
    21 Points
  • 8
    Ind
    AA Gani
    15 Points
  • 9
    Ind
    SS Iyer
    14 Points
  • 10
    Ind
    RK Bhui
    12 Points

Top 10
Batsman

  • 1
    Ind
    VH Zol
    17 Points
  • 2
    Ind
    SS Iyer
    5 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    SV Samson
    5 Points
  • 4
    Ind
    SP Khajuria
    3 Points
  • 5
    Ind
    AA Herwadkar
    2 Points
  • 6
    Ind
    AA Gani
    1 Points

Top 10
Bowlers

  • 1
    Ind
    Kuldeep Yadav
    13 Points
  • 2
    Ind
    CV Milind
    5 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    Atul Singh
    4 Points
  • 4
    Ind
    SS Iyer
    1 Points

Top 10
Fielders

  • 1
    Ind
    SS Iyer
    2 Points
  • 2
    Ind
    AK Bains
    2 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    SP Khajuria
    1 Points

Top 10
Players

  • 1
    Ind
    VH Zol
    17 Points
  • 2
    Ind
    Kuldeep Yadav
    13 Points
  • 3
    Ind
    SS Iyer
    8 Points
  • 4
    Ind
    SV Samson
    5 Points
  • 5
    Ind
    CV Milind
    5 Points
  • 6
    Ind
    Atul Singh
    4 Points
  • 7
    Ind
    SP Khajuria
    4 Points
  • 8
    Ind
    AK Bains
    2 Points
  • 9
    Ind
    AA Herwadkar
    2 Points
  • 10
    Ind
    AA Gani
    1 Points

Period of evaluation
The performances of players and teams are evaluated over a yearly period which stretches from October 1 to September 30.

What parameters go into evaluating a player’s performance?

  • The CCR rating system follows a common points system for players on the basis of their performances in the Test and 50 over ODI formats.
  • A separate system is used to reward players for T20 internationals which is further elaborated upon below

Batting

A 35 in an innings 1 Point
A 50 in an innings 1 Addiontional Point
Every 25 runs thereafter in that
particular innings
1 Point
A century in an innings 3 Additional Points as Bonus
A double century in an innings 6 Additional Points as Bonus
A triple century in an innings 9 Additional Points as Bonus

Bowling

Two wickets in an innings 1 Point
Every subsequent wicket in that particular innings 1 Point
Five wickets in an innings 3 additional points as bonus
Nine wickets in an innings 6 Additional Points as Bonus
Ten wickets in an innings 11 Additional Points as Bonus
Ten wickets in a match 3 Additional Points as Bonus

Fielding

Two catches 1 Point
Every subsequent catch 1 Addiontional Point
Five catches in an innings 3 additional points as bonus
Ten catches in an innings 6 Additional Points as Bonus

Wicket Keeping

3 Dismissals in an innings 1 Point
Every subsequent dismissal in that particular innings 1 Point Each
6 Dismissals in an innings/td> 3 additional points as bonus
10 Dismissals in an innings 6 additional points as bonus
Note
  • A dismissal can be a catch or a stumping
  • Points are not allocated for run outs in the cases of both regular fielders and wicketkeepers

Since Twenty20 cricket puts greater emphasis on batsmen to get going from ball one, bowlers have their work cut out. A batsman’s strike rate and a bowler’s economic rate certainly come under greater scrutiny in this ‘slambang’ format of the game. Therefore, besides notching up points for runs scored and wickets taken, the CCR Twenty20 points system additionally rewards batsmen based on the number of deliveries they take to score runs and bowlers for their economy rate.

Batting

Runs ScoredBatting Points
11 - 20 10
21 - 35 20
36 - 50 50
51 - 75 70
76 - 100 100
101 - 120 110
121 - 135 120
136 & Above 150
Note:
These points get multiplied to the absolute strike rate of the batsman (strike rate/100) to calculate the 'Grand Batting Points'. For example, if a batsman scores 50 runs in 25 balls, he would have earned 50 batting points according to the above scale. His strike rate would be 200 and his absolute strike rate would amount to 2. To calculate his Grand Batting Points, we simply have to multiply ‘batting points’ x ‘absolute strike rate i.e. 50 x 2 which equals 100.

Bowling

Wickets TakenBowling Points
1 10
2 30
3 50
4 70
5 100
6 110
7 120
In addition to the points bowlers earn for the number of wickets they take, their economy rate is also taken into consideration for which points are allocated as per the following:
Economy RateEconomy Points
Less than 4 per over 10
Between 4 & 6 per over 5
Between 6 & 9 per over 2
More than 9 per over 0
The sum of the 'Bowling Points' & the 'Economy Points' equal to a bowler’s 'Grand Bowling Points'.

FIELDING & WICKETKEEPING

Unlike the system used to award fielding points in Tests and 50 over ODIs, the Twenty20 points system doesn’t differ in its allocation of points to regular fielders and wicketkeepers based on the number of catches and stumpings taken. Here’s how points are awarded:

Catches/StumpingsFielding Points
1 10
2 20
3 50
4 70
5 & above 100

We all know the value teams attach to a Test win on the road, let alone to a series win. For this reason, the CCR Team Rating system ensures teams merit extra points for away Test match wins as compared to a win in their own backyard. For 50 over ODIs and Twenty20 internationals, a common system is used to rate team performances.

TEST

Outright win 6 points for home win
9 points for away win
Draw/Tie 3 points each
Defeat no points
Series Win 2 bonus points

50 OVER ODI & T20 INTERNATIONAL

Win 2 points
Tie 1 point
Abandoned match no points
In 50 over ODIs and Twenty20 internationals, bonus points for series or tournament wins will be based on the number of countries participating in the event. So if it’s a bilateral series, the series winner gets 2 bonus points, if it’s a triangular series, the winning team gets 3 points and so on. For the forthcoming ICC World Cup in 2015, since 14 teams will be involved, the world champions would earn 14 bonus points.

Kumar Sangakkara was crowned CEAT International Cricketer of the Year for the first time, becoming the fourth Sri Lankan player after Sanath Jaysuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan and Mahela Jayawardene to receive the honour.

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Virat Kohli adds his name to the list of cricketers to have won the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award on more than one occasion, also emerging as the youngest player to have accomplished the feat. The dynamic Indian batsman has been of the international cricket’s prolific run scorers in recent years and 2013-14 proved to be no different. In ODIs alone, he scored 1000 plus runs for the third consecutive year, 1580 runs from 36 matches at an average of 60.76 to be more precise, which comprised 6 tons, including the fastest century by an Indian batsmen.

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History

Since it first took flight in 1996 in Mumbai, some of the biggest names to have played the game in the last couple of decades have seen their name engraved on the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award.

  • 1International Cricketer of the Year Brian Lara (West Indies)

On a historic evening in cricket crazy Mumbai, West Indian legend Brian Lara became the first player to win the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award for his outstanding performances in the 1995-96 season. Lara’s haul of 74 points saw him finish a clear 13 points ahead of Australian rival, Mark Waugh, the other elegant batsman of that generation. Waugh’s Aussie teammate, wicketkeeper Ian Healy, finished third with 56 points.

  • 1International Cricketer of the Year Venkatesh Prasad (India)
  • 2International Team of the Year Pakistan

The bowlers came to the fore the following year, when it seemed as if cricketers from India and Pakistan drew inspiration from the golden jubilee celebrations of their independence. Venkatesh Prasad topped the Ratings for 1996-97 with 92 points, followed closely by Wasim Akram (87 pts), Anil Kumble (85 pts) and Saqlain Mushtaq (81 pts). Sachin Tendulkar (79 pts) was the lone specialist batsman in the top five. The second edition witnessed the introduction of the CCR International Team of the Year award which went to Pakistan who topped the Team Rating with 92 points.

  • 1International Cricketer of the YearSanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)
  • 2International Team of the Year Australia

The batsmen and bowlers shared the limelight in 1997-98. Sri Lanka’s dashing opener Sanath Jayasuriya (122 pts) edged Indian maestro Tendulkar (114 pts) for the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award. The two were followed by Muttiah Muralitharan (107), Mohammad Azharuddin (99 pts) and Shane Warne (91 pts). Australia topped the Team Rating with 94 points with South Africa and Pakistan finishing second and third respectively.

  • 1International Cricketer of the YearJacques Kallis (South Africa)
  • 2International Team of the Year South Africa

It was a year dominated by the South African cricket team who clinched top honours in both the Team and Player Rating. The Proteas earned 97 points to bag the CCR International Team of the Year award while star all-rounder Jacques Kallis topped the Player Rating with 113 points. Kallis was on song with both bat and ball, scoring 1737 runs at an average of 46.94 while taking 58 wickets at a measly 24.91 apiece. Glenn McGrath (98 pts), Shaun Pollock and Anil Kumble (both 87 pts) came second, third and fourth respectively. Like 1996-97, Sachin Tendulkar 81 (pts) was again the only specialist batsman to figure in the top five.

  • 1International Cricketer of the YearSourav Ganguly (India)
  • 2International Team of the Year Australia

The top five featured two specialist batsmen, two specialist all-rounders and a wicketkeeper. Sourav Ganguly reigned supreme with a tally of 98 points thus becoming the second Indian after Venkatesh Prasad to be named CEAT International Cricketer of the Year. The 'Prince of Kolkata' was in sparkling touch with the bat, especially in the shorter format where he plundered 1902 runs at an average of 47.55 including six centuries. Sachin Tendulkar and New Zealand’s Chris Cairns shared the runner-up spot with 95 points. Adam Gilchrist and Jacques Kallis came fourth and fifth respectively. In the Team Rating, Australia, who won 10 consecutive Test matches and lifted their second World Cup trophy during the CEAT year, were in a league of their own. They bagged a record haul of 154 points with a whopping 53 points separating them from their nearest competitor South Africa.

  • 1International Cricketer of the Year Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
  • 2International Team of the Year South Africa
  • 3International Batsman of the Year Marvan Atapattu (Sri Lanka)
  • 4International Bowler of the Year Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
  • 5International Fielder of the Year Mark Waugh (Australia)
  • 6Match-winning performance of the Year VVS Laxman (India)
  • 7Lifetime Achievement AwardSunil Gavaskar (India)
  • 8International Umpire of the Year Srinivas Venkataraghavan
  • 9Best CoachBalwinder Sandhu
  • 10Viewer's Choice AwardSachin Tendulkar(India)

A year of Sri Lankan dominance saw three Sri Lankan cricketers - Muttiah Muralitharan, Marvan Atapattu and Sanath Jayasuriya claim the top three spots in the Player Rating. Murali walked away with the crown with 111 points, of which a staggering 110 points were for bowling alone. Atapattu and Jayasuriya came second and third with 95 and 93 points respectively, although the former’s disappointment was compensated for by being named International Batsman of the Year. South Africa topped the Team Rating for the second time with a tally of 98 points followed by the Aussies. This was the fourth year in succession that South Africa and Australia grabbed the top two spots in the CCR International Team of the Year.

  • 1International Cricketer of the Year Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
  • 2International Team of the Year Australia
  • 3International Batsman of the Year Sachin Tendulkar (India)
  • 4International Bowler of the Year Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
  • 5International Fielder of the YearRicky Ponting (Australia)
  • 6Match-winning performance of the YearVirender Sehwag (India)
  • 7Lifetime Achievement AwardBishen Singh Bedi (India)
  • 8International Cricketer of the CenturyKapil Dev(India)

Muralitharan (149 pts) topped the Player Rating for the second year in a row, becoming the first cricketer to win the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award twice. Behind him was Jacques Kallis with 108 points. The Aussie duo of Shane Warne and Adam Gilchrist came third and fourth with 94 and 93 points respectively. In fifth spot with 88 points was Sachin Tendulkar, who till this juncture enjoyed the unique distinction of figuring in the 'top five' in every CEAT Cricket Year with the exception of 1995-96. Australia topped the Team Rating for the third time with 112 points.

  • 1International Cricketer of the Year Ricky Ponting(Australia)
  • 2International Team of the Year Australia
  • 3International Batsman of the Year Ricky Ponting(Australia)
  • 4International Bowler of the Year Harbhajan Singh(India)
  • 5International Fielder of the YearVirender Sehwag (India)
  • 6Cricketer of the 2003 World CupSachin Tendulkar (India)
  • 7Lifetime Achievement AwardVijay Hazare (India)
  • 8Max Best Winning Performance of the YearYuvraj Singh & Mohammad Kaif (both India)

Australian batsman Ricky Ponting enjoyed a terrific year from a personal as well as team point of view. His individual performances earned him his first CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award after amassing a tally of 105 points. Ponting led from the front when it mattered most, scoring a sublime ton in the World Cup final against India which Australia comfortably won. That triumph would prove crucial in helping the Aussies seal their fourth CCR International Team of the Year prize. Ponting also bagged the Batsman of the Year award while India’s Harbhajan Singh, who took 39 Test wickets and 56 ODI wickets, was named the CEAT International Bowler of the Year. Sachin Tendulkar, who scored 673 runs in the World Cup in South Africa, was named the Cricketer of the 2003 World Cup.

  • 1International Cricketer of the Year Brian Lara(West Indies)
  • 2International Team of the Year Australia

The decline of the West Indies seemed to have no effect on Brian Lara who clinched his second CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award with a tally of 149 points. The dazzling Trinidadian hit seven centuries during the CEAT Year, the most memorable of which included a world record breaking Test score of 400 not out against England. In the team category, Australia were at the peak of their powers and retained their hold on the Team of the Year crown as a total of 33 wins (24 ODIs, 9 Tests) gave them an aggregate of 134 points.

  • 1International Cricketer of the YearJacques Kallis (South Africa)
  • 2International Team of the Year Australia

South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis followed in the footsteps of Muttiah Muralitharan and Brian Lara to top the CEAT Player Rating for the second time. Kallis piled on 2000 plus runs which included seven centuries during the CEAT year while also earning a good number of points for using his medium pace swing bowling to good effect. Australia’s dominance of the CEAT Team Rating continued for a fourth straight season even though they would fall a couple of points short of their previous year’s haul to finish on 132 points.

  • 1International Cricketer of the Year Ricky Ponting(Australia)
  • 2International Team of the Year Australia
  • 3International Batsman of the Year Mike Hussey (Australia)
  • 4Domestic Cricketer of the YearRamesh Powar (Mumbai)
  • 5Domestic Batsman of the YearS Badrinath(Tamil Nadu)
  • 6Domestic Bowler of the YearPraveen Kumar (Uttar Pradesh)
  • 7Most Promising YoungsterPraveen Kumar (Uttar Pradesh)

Ricky Ponting became the fourth member of a distinguished group of players to have won the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award twice, the other three being Muttiah Muralitharan, Brian Lara and Jacques Kallis. Ponting hit 12 tons in a scintillating year, and just like when he won his first Cricketer of the Year award in 2002-03, the Australian skipper inspired his team to glory too, as Australia racked up 161 points to be named Team of the Year for the seventh time. In a further indication of Aussie dominance, Mike Hussey won the CEAT International Debutant of the Year award.

For the first time since the awards were launched a decade ago, CEAT expanded the ratings to recognize the outstanding performers in the domestic circuit, particularly within the Ranji Trophy Elite division. Mumbai all-rounder Ramesh Powar won the inaugural CEAT Domestic Cricketer of the Year award.

  • 1International Cricketer of the Year Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
  • 2International Team of the Year Australia
  • 3International Batsman of the Year Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)
  • 4International Bowler of the YearMuttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
  • 5Lifetime Achievement Award (Diamond Jubilee of Test (Ind-Aus)Anil Kumble (Ind) & Ricky Ponting (Aus)

Muttiah Muralitharan makes history yet again as he is named the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award for an unprecedented third time. The iconic spinner was also the proud claimant of the International Bowler of the Year award. Teammate Mahela Jayawardene capped off a splendid year for Sri Lankan cricket by winning the International Batsman of the Year award. In a year which witnessed their third consecutive World Cup triumph, the all conquering Aussies win the Team of the Year award for the eight time and a sixth successive season.

CEAT also marked the diamond jubilee of Test cricket between India and Australia which began in 1947-48 by presenting a CCR Lifetime Achievement award to a player from each country, which went to the captains of the two teams at the time, Anil Kumble and Ricky Ponting.

In another significant development, CEAT also introduced the CEAT Under-19 and T20 ratings with a vision to catch and promote young talent from across the country, especially in small towns.

  • 1International Cricketer of the Year Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)
  • 2International Team of the Year India

Having been named ‘International Batsman of the Year’ the previous season, the Sri Lankan captain went one better over the course of the 2007-08 season, succeeding his compatriot Muttiah Muralitharan as the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year. Jayawardene posted over 2000 runs across all three formats and crossed the three-figure mark in seven innings, which included two back to back mammoth knocks in Sri Lanka’s home Test series win over England.

In the Team Rating, India end Australia’s six-year reign as ‘International Team of the Year after a largely successful season despite a change in leadership. While Rahul Dravid leads India to their first Test series win in England since 1986, a young Indian side brilliantly marshalled by MS Dhoni create history by winning the inaugural World Twenty20 Championship in South Africa.

  • 1International Cricketer of the Year Gautam Gambhir (India)
  • 2International Team of the Year Australia
  • 3International Test Batsman of the Year Gautam Gambhir (India)
  • 4International Test Bowler of the YearMitchell Johnson(Australia)
  • 5International ODI Batsman of the Year Virender Sehwag (India)
  • 6International ODI Bowler of the YearAjantha Mendis (Sri Lanka)
  • 7International Spirit of Cricket AwardThilan Samaraweera (Sri Lanka)
  • 8300 Wickets Felicitation AwardHarbhajan Singh (India)
  • 9Lifetime Achievement AwardEAS Prasanna (India)

Indian opener Gautam Gambhir went through such imperious form with the bat that he was crowned both the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year and Test Batsman of the Year. His runs helped India clinch their first Test series win in New Zealand after more than three decades. Gambhir’s India and Delhi opening partner Virender Sehwag won the ODI Batsman of the Year award. Australia also featured prominently as they were yet again declared Team of the Year while Aussie left-arm paceman Mitchell Johnson scooped the Test Bowler of the Year award. Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis bagged top bowling honours in the ODI format.

    • 1International Cricketer of the YearShane Watson (Australia)
    • 2International Team of the Year Australia

Retro Awards:

  • 31975 World Cup Glenn Turner (New Zealand)
  • 41979 World Cup Gordon Greenidge(West Indies)
  • 51983 World Cup Kapil Dev (India)
  • 61987 World Cup Geoff Marsh (Australia)
  • 71992 World Cup Wasim Akram (Pakistan)
  • 81996 World Cup Aravinda De Silva (Sri Lanka)
  • 91999 World Cup Rahul Dravid (India)
  • 92003 World Cup Sourav Ganguly (India)
  • 92007 World Cup Matthew Hayden (Australia)

It was the year when Australia’s Shane Watson seemed to hold the ‘Midas touch’ be it with bat, ball or in the field. The all-rounder scored 2500-odd runs while taking 63 wickets and 33 catches to top the Player Rating. Watson’s stellar year coincided with an equally successful year for his team as Australia laid their hands on the Team of the Year award for a remarkable eighth time in nine seasons.

Bearing in mind the 2011 World Cup which was round the corner, this edition wore a special theme as CEAT Cricket Rating presented retro awards for the first time, honoring players who produced eye catching displays in every World Cup since 1975. India dominated the list with three winners in Kapil Dev (1983), Rahul Dravid (1999) and Sourav Ganguly (2003) followed by Australia who had Geoff Marsh (1987) and Matthew Hayden (2007) starring among the nine winners.

  • 1International Cricketer of the YearJonathan Trott (England)
  • 2International Batsman of the Year Jonathan Trott (England)
  • 3International Bowler of the YearJames Anderson (England)
  • 4International Youngster of the YearVirat Kohli (India)
  • 5International T20 Player of the YearSuresh Raina (India)
  • 6Lifetime Achievement AwardCourtney Walsh (West Indies)
  • 7Match-winning Innings of the YearGautam Gambhir (India)
  • 8Special Award for completing 10 years in international cricketVirender Sehwag(India)
  • 9Special Award for contribution to Indian cricketVVS Laxman

The season was a richly rewarding one for England’s Jonathan Trott whose efforts with the bat through the year saw him named both the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year as well as the Batsman of the Year. Trott’s sparkling form, especially on the tour of Australia was crucial in helping England win their first Ashes series Down Under in 24 years. Unsurprisingly, Trott’s teammate James Anderson walked away with the International Bowler of the Year award. India’s Suresh Raina won the accolade of International T20 player of the Year. India’s Gautam Gambhir scooped the Match-winning Innings of the Year award for his brilliant 97 in the World Cup final against Sri Lanka which paved the way for India’s second world crown.

    • 1International Cricketer of the YearVirat Kohli (India)
    • 2International Batsman of the Year Pakistan
    • 3International Youngster of the YearUnmukt Chand (India)
    • 4Lifetime Achievement AwardZaheer Abbas(Pakistan)
    • 5Audience Choice AwardSaeed Anwar (Pakistan) & Virender Sehwag (India)

India-Pakistan Special Awards

  • 6Best Batsman (Test)Sunil Gavaskar (India)
  • 8Best Bowler (Test)Kapil Dev (India)
  • 9Best Batsman (ODI)Inzamam-ul-Haq(Pakistan)
  • 10Best Bowler (ODI)Wasim Akram(Pakistan)

India’s rising star Virat Kohli was crowned the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year after beating off stiff competition from the likes of South Africa’s Hashim Amla, Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka, Australian captain Michael Clarke and Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal. Kohli finished as India’s top run scorer in both Tests and ODIs during the course of the CEAT Year scoring a career best ODI knock of 183 against Pakistan in the Asia Cup. The Team of the Year award returned and Pakistan were the proud beneficiaries.

CEAT also held a special India-Pakistan award segment as a way of commemorating the occasion of the Pakistan team returning to India after several years. This saw Inzamam-ul-Haq picking up the award for Best ODI Batsman with his former teammate Wasim Akram winning the Best ODI bowler prize. The original ‘Little Master’ Sunil Gavaskar was named Best Test Batsman while legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev won the Best Test Bowler accolade.

  • 1International Cricketer of the YearVirat Kohli (India)
  • 2International Test Player of the Year Mitchell Johnson (Australia)
  • 3International ODI Player of the Year Shikhar Dhawan (India)
  • 4International T20 Player of the year Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)
  • 5International Special Award for "Indian Player of the year" Ravichandran Ashwin (India)
  • 6International Popular Choice Award Glenn Maxwell (Australia)
  • 7Domestic Cricketer of the Year Robin Uthappa (Karnataka)
  • 8International Young Player of the Year Vijay Zol (India)

Virat Kohli adds his name to the list of cricketers to have won the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award on more than one occasion, also emerging as the youngest player to have accomplished the feat. The dynamic Indian batsman has been one of international cricket’s prolific run scorers in recent years and 2013-14 proved to be no different. In ODIs alone, he scored 1000 plus runs for the third consecutive year, 1580 runs from 36 matches at an average of 60.76 to be more precise, which comprised 6 tons, including the fastest century by an Indian batsmen.

India made a strong impact at the awards with Kohli’s teammate Shikhar Dhawan bagging the CEAT International ODI Player of the Year crown thanks to some stellar performances in the 50 over format. Mitchell Johnson, who enjoyed tremendous success against the English batsmen in Australia's  Ashes whitewash over the old rivals, was named CEAT International Test Player of the Year. Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan walked away with the International T20 Player of the Year award. Flamboyant Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell emerged the winner of the CEAT Popular Choice award.

In keeping with its tradition of acknowledging future talent as well as saluting stars of yesteryear, 19-year-old Maharashtra batsman Vijay Zol was crowned CEAT Young Player of the Year while India’s legendary wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani was honoured for his immense contribution to the game with the CEAT International Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • 1International Cricketer of the YearKumar Sangakkara
  • 2Indian Cricketer of the Year Ajinkya Rahane
  • 3International Batsman of the Year Hashim Amla
  • 4International Bowler of the Year Rangana Herath
  • 5T20 Player of the Year Dwayne Bravo
  • 6Popular Choice Award Kieron Pollard
  • 7Special Award Rohit Sharma
  • 8Domestic Cricketer of the Year R Vinay Kumar
  • 9Young Player of the Year Deepak Hooda

Kumar Sangakkara was crowned CEAT International Cricketer of the Year for the first time, becoming the fourth Sri Lankan player after Sanath Jaysuriya, Muttiah Muralitharan and Mahela Jayawardene to receive the honour.

The stylish left-hander enjoyed the year that batsmen dream of as he amassed an aggregate of just short of 3000 runs in Tests and ODIs. But the 37-year-old appeared to save his best for the 50 over World Championship in Australia and New Zealand where he marked his final ODI tournament by becoming the first batsman to score four successive ODI centuries.

Others who were covered in glory included Ajinkya Rahane who was named CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year thanks to some fine batting exploits on India’s tour of England and Australia. South African Test captain Hashim Amla also enjoyed a prolific year with the willow which earned him the accolade of CEAT International Batsman of the Year. Sangakkara’s Sri Lankan teammate Rangana Herath was declared International Bowler of the Year.

Rohit Sharma’s world record ODI score of 264 against Sri Lanka was duly recognised in the form of a Special Award while Deepak Hooda walked away with the Young Player of the Year. Legendary all-rounder and 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev was honoured with the CEAT International Lifetime Achievement Award.

List of Winners

  • Saeed Anwar
  • Zaheer Abbas
  • Inzamam Ul Haq
  • Virat Kohli
  • Unmukt Chand
  • Zaheer Abbas
  • Saeed Anwar
  • Virender Sehwag
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Kapil Dev

India’s rising star Virat Kohli was crowned the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year after beating off stiff competition from the likes of South Africa’s Hashim Amla, Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka, Australian captain Michael Clarke and Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal. Kohli finished as India’s top run scorer in both Tests and ODIs during the course of the CEAT Year scoring a career best ODI knock of 183 against Pakistan in the Asia Cup. The Team of the Year award returned and Pakistan were the proud beneficiaries.

CEAT also held a special India-Pakistan award segment as a way of commemorating the occasion of the Pakistan team returning to India after several years. This saw Inzamam-ul-Haq picking up the award for Best ODI Batsman with his former teammate Wasim Akram winning the Best ODI bowler prize. The original ‘Little Master’ Sunil Gavaskar was named Best Test Batsman while legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev won the Best Test Bowler accolade.

The grand culmination of the CEAT Cricket Rating, the CEAT International Cricket Awards represents an exciting evening of entertainment and drama where the previous season's star performers get their just rewards.

The event is a highlight on the cricket calendar, and attending players certainly embrace the occasion as a pleasant change from the pressure cooker atmosphere they usually find themselves in during international cricket competition.

The hallmark of CEAT Cricket Rating Awards night ceremonies is the manner in which it fuses the nation’s two biggest passions – cricket and Bollywood. It’s no secret that cricket enjoys a great following among a host of Bollywood personalities. Well, on Awards night, we see a swap of roles as the cricketers sit back and get treated to eye catching performances from some of Bollywood's finest. Gauhar Khan lit up the awards' latest edition in January 2013 while Kangana Ranaut (2010-11), Neha Dhupia (2009-10) and Mallika Sherawat (2008-09) have all added glitter to recent CEAT award shows.   

CEAT CRICKET RATING BAT & CHAT SHOW

About CEAT Bat & Chat

CEAT’s association with cricket stretches way back to 1995 when the CEAT International Cricket Rating and Awards were born. Bat & Chat was created with an aim to continue our tradition of being pioneers in creating long lasting cricket properties which resonate deeply with the Indian fan.

The show is a series of discussions and debates on burning topics in cricket involving the legends of the game. One of the hallmarks of Bat & Chat is that it’s a show that travels across the country with the purpose of enhancing fan engagement through exclusive content that will be telecast by media across various corners of India.

The Debut Show

The Deccan Gymkhana in Pune played host to the inaugural edition of CEAT Bat & Chat on December 10, 2012 as two of India’s 1983 World Cup winning squad members, Mohinder Amarnath and Dilip Vengsarkar joined renowned sports journalist Ayaz Memon with the trio debating on the following hot topics:

  • How much of a say should captains have in team selection matters?
  • How crucial a factor is ‘home advantage’ in modern day cricket?
  • Is it right for the home team captain to demand a pitch tailored to suit his team?

With Amarnath and Vengsarkar living up to their reputation for not holding back their views, the show was a roaring success, especially with the media who lapped up some juicy bytes. Amarnath’s comments, particularly on Dhoni’s captaincy post the World Cup, made front page headlines in the following day’s papers. On the subject of doctoring pitches, the former teammates agreed that team preparation was more important, citing India’s defeats to England in the series taking place at the time as a classic example. You can catch the details of their gripping discussion in the video below.

And do watch this space to find out when the next show is due!

Bat & Chat Videos

CEAT MASTER CLASS

Introduction

Sunil Gavaskar is considered by many to be one of the greatest opening batsmen to have played the game. Admired by many purists for his impeccable technique, Gavaskar never looked back since announcing his arrival on the international stage with great aplomb during India’s historic 1970-71 tour of the West Indies. Indeed, the original ‘Little Master’ would go on to become the first man to scale the 10000 run mark in Test cricket.

Gavaskar has shared a close bond with the game even post his playing career, especially as a well respected television commentator and media columnist.

As an extension to the CEAT Cricket Rating property, Gavaskar regularly appears on NDTV 24/7 as the news channel’s cricket expert and also pens a weekly column in the Sunday edition of The Times of India dedicated to the CEAT International Cricketer of the Week.

Articles

  • CEAT CRICKETER OF THE WEEK (JUNE 7- JUNE 13, 2015)

    by Sunil Gavaskar

    Even as India continue to pulverise the hapless Bangladesh attack in the one off Test match in Dhak...

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  • CEAT CRICKETER OF THE WEEK ( MAY 31- JUNE 6,2015) : STUART BROAD

    by Sunil Gavaskar

    New Zealand’s marvellous display to win the second Test and thereby level the two Test series&...

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  • CEAT CRICKETER OF THE WEEK ( MAY 24-30,2015) : BEN STOKES

    by Sunil Gavaskar

    Two things became pretty clear over the past few days. England’s magnificent win over New Zeal...

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  • CEAT CRICKETER OF THE WEEK ( MAY 17-23,2015) : MOISES HENRIQUES

    by Sunil Gavaskar

    The IPL reaches its climax with the final between Mumbai Indians and the Chennai Super Kings. It&rsq...

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  • CEAT CRICKETER OF THE WEEK ( MAY 11-16,2015) : AZHAR ALI

    by Sunil Gavaskar

    The announcement that the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman had met with the president of the BCCI, Mr...

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CEAT LEE DIARIES

Introduction

For over a decade in international cricket, his searing pace had the best of batsmen hopping, which, along with his charming smile, also won him a legion of fans the world over.

Now, get set to engage with iconic former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee exclusively here on CEAT Cricket Rating. As part of a unique tie-up with CCR, he will renew his strong bond with Indian fans as he shares his thoughts on what's hot in Indian and world cricket through regular text and video blogs.

Also keep an eye out for intriguing contests where, if your cricketing trivia passes the test, you could win loads of exciting merchandise autographed by the man himself.

Articles

  • CORRUPTION A TOUGH BATTLE BUT CRICKET WILL EMERGE THE WINNER

    by Brett Lee

    The biggest news that came out of India recently was undoubtedly the verdict of the Lodha committee ...

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  • BAYLISS’ CALMING INFLUENCE ALREADY EVIDENT IN ENGLAND’S FIRST TEST WIN

    by Brett Lee

    England drew first blood in the Ashes, and while I admit, a look at the scorecard of the first Test ...

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  • D/N TEST ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF THE GAME UNDERSTANDING THE NEED TO EVOLVE

    by Brett Lee

    Two of the game’s long standing formats have been in the headlines over the past week. With th...

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  • ENGLAND FINALLY APPEAR TO BE ON RIGHT PATH IN ODIS

    by Brett Lee

    The past month has witnessed two one-day international contests that more than caught the eye. I&rsq...

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  • VOGES AN EXAMPLE WHY AGE SHOULDN’T MATTER

    by Brett Lee

    Australia have just completed a resounding 2-0 series win over West Indies to retain their 20-year s...

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CEAT SECURA PAVILION

All of us cricket fans are no strangers to the roller coaster of emotions one goes through when witnessing a match that goes right down to the wire. In India, ‘Paisa Vasool’ (money’s worth) is the term a lot of us normally use to describe a nail-biting encounter. Well, it’s only fair then that the main protagonists of top quality cricket matches, the players, are appreciated for the entertainment value they bring to the sport that has fanatics like us glued to our seats.

For years, this wasn’t the case till 1995 when PMG and CEAT realized the need of establishing a system which would recognise and reward the exceptional performances of players on the international stage. Fittingly, three legends of the game, Clive Lloyd, Ian Chappell and Sunil Gavaskar put their heads together to help the idea come to fruition. Thus, the CEAT International Cricket Rating System was born.



To its credit, the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) was the first of its kind in the cricketing world, and ever since dashing West Indian Brian Lara was named the first ever CEAT International Cricketer of the Year back in 1996, CCR has kept pace with the way the sport has developed. When the game’s ‘slambang’ version which we better know as Twenty20 cricket began to boom in 2005, it was understood that a new system needed to be devised which took into account parameters like a batsman’s strike rate and a bowler’s economy rate. The CEAT T20 Rating thus made its introduction in October 2007.

Widely considered as one of the greatest opening batsman of all-time, Sunil Gavaskar was part of the original three member panel, also comprising fellow legends, Ian Chappell and Clive Lloyd, that came together and helped devise the CEAT International Cricket Rating system in 1995.

Gavaskar, who at one time was the world record holder for the highest number of Test centuries, is now the chief adjudicator of the CEAT Cricket Rating Awards.

As an extension to the CEAT Cricket Rating property, Gavaskar regularly appears on NDTV 24/7 as the news channel’s cricket expert and also pens a weekly column in the Sunday edition of The Times of India dedicated to the CEAT International Cricketer of the Week.

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