Published: February 17, 2020 6:26:31 pm
India skipper Virat Kohli slipped to the 10th place however KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma remained static on the second and 11th place respectively in the most recent ICC T20I rankings launched on Monday.
Batting mainstay Kohli (673 factors) dropped down as England captain Eoin Morgan (687), who scored 136 runs together with two fifties, throughout their 2-1 win over South Africa in the three-match sequence, moved to the ninth place.
Rohit, who’s nursing a calf harm, was regular on the 11th spot with 662 factors in the batting listing, which is topped by Pakistan’s Babar Azam.
In the bowling chart, Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who not too long ago misplaced his high spot in ODIs, was static on the 12th spot, which he shared with West Indies quick bowler Sheldon Cottrell.
South Africa’s left-arm wrist-spinner Tabraiz Shamsi entered the highest 10 after climbing 9 positions to occupy the eighth spot, whereas Adil Rashid changed Andile Phehlukwayo in the sixth place.
Tom Curran, who bagged 5 wickets and bowled the decisive final over in the second T20I to give his aspect a two-run victory, rose 28 spots to break into the highest 30.
Among others, South Africa’s Quinton de Kock climbed as many as 10 spots in the batting chart to occupy the 16th place, after having registered scores of 31, 65 and 35, whereas his opening companion Temba Bavuma rose a staggering 127 spots to take the 52nd place after aggregating 123 runs from three innings at a strike-rate of 153.75.
England’s Jonny Bairstow and South Africa’s Rassie Van der Dussen jumped 15 and 21 spots to declare their career-best rankings and occupy the 23rd and 37th positions respectively. Dawid Malan dropped a place however remains to be England’s best-ranked batsman, occupying the sixth place in the standings.
Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi continued to occupy the highest place amongst bowlers and all-rounders.
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