India batter jumps Babar Azam to close in on top T20I ranking

India star Suryakumar Yadav has continued his current push in the direction of turning into the very best T20I batter in the world after he made additional inroads on the most recent MRF Tyres ICC Males’s Participant Rankings.

Yadav impressed with a cultured 46 for India throughout their slender loss to Australia in Mohali in the opening match of their three-game sequence on Tuesday and it helped him inch nearer in the direction of Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan on the top of the T20I batter rankings.

The correct-hander jumped in entrance of Pakistan captain Babar Azam and into third place on the most recent checklist of T20I rankings for batters that had been launched by the ICC on Wednesday, with Rizwan now simply 45 score factors in entrance of him.

Rizwan hit a half-century in Pakistan’s loss to England in Karachi on Tuesday and maintains a slender benefit on the top of the rankings with a career-high complete of 825 score factors.

However South Africa star Aiden Markram (792 score factors) and Yadav (780) are inside hanging distance and can get the prospect to make a run for the top ranking with the beginning of the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia lower than a month away.

Babar drops to fourth on the most recent rankings following his beneath par Asia Cup and a return of 31 in opposition to England in the sequence opener of their sequence, whereas England’s Dawid Malan (725) and Australia skipper Aaron Finch (715) spherical out a cultured top six.

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A bunch of India and Australia gamers made important floor on the most recent set of T20I rankings, whereas England and Pakistan gamers additionally caught the attention.

Explosive India star Hardik Pandya rocketed up 22 locations to sixty fifth total on the batter rankings following his excellent 71* in opposition to the Aussies, whereas team-mate Axar Patel shot up 24 spots to thirty third on the checklist for bowlers after he collected three wickets throughout the identical match.

Constant seamer Josh Hazlewood maintains his place because the No.1 ranked bowler and the right-armer displayed his prowess with the important thing wickets of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul in that high-scoring showdown.

England spinner Adil Rashid stays in third and on the coat-tails of Hazlewood and second-placed Tabraiz Shamsi following a two-wicket haul in opposition to Pakistan, whereas returning veteran Alex Hales re-enters the T20I batter rankings following a three-year hiatus from 20-over worldwide cricket.

Pakistan fast Haris Rauf strikes up 4 spots to twenty first on the most recent checklist for T20I bowlers after a robust exhibiting in opposition to England, whereas team-mate Mohammad Nawaz jumps three locations to thirty first.


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