Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan Climbs To The Top Of The Order in ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings, the new batsman has climbed to the top of the MRF Tires ICC Men’s Player Rankings for T20Is after his exceptional performance in the Asia Cup.
Has become the new No. 1 ranked T20I batsman:-
Mohammad Rizwan has become the new No. 1 ranked T20I batsman in the world, overtaking Babar Azam at the top of the charts. Rizwan has been in excellent form in the Asia Cup, leading the run charts with 192 runs from 3 matches.
Rizwan was Pakistan’s mainstay with the bat in their matches against Hong Kong and India, scoring 78* and 71 respectively in their consecutive victories. His performances have earned him a spot overtaking Babar, who has scored fewer runs in the tournament so far.
Rizwan has become the third Pakistan batsman after Babar and Misbah-ul-Haq to top the T20I rankings chart. Babar has topped the T20I batting charts for 1155 days in his career (till 7 September).
Received a spot to reach number 8:-
Among other big movements in the batting charts, Pathum Nisanka has gained a spot to reach No. 8, following his stellar performance in the Asia Cup.
Nissenka has scored scores of 20, 35, and 52 in his last three matches, his latest performance helping Sri Lanka beat India in a Super Four encounter.
Afghanistan batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz is one of the biggest movers, scoring 84 against Sri Lanka in the Super Four clash to reach the number fourteen spot at No. 15.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma has also moved up four places to No. 13 after his 72-run knock against Sri Lanka.
The biggest gains have been made after his stellar Performance:-
In the bowling charts, the spinners of Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have benefited the most after their stellar performances. Mujeeb Ur Rahman’s 2/30 has helped him grab three places to go to joint No. 6 with Aqeel Hossein.
Mahesh Thekshana has been at his economical best during the Asia Cup, recording figures of 1/23, 1/29, and 1/29 in the last three matches, and has been rewarded bountifully.
He reached the top ten, rising five places to No. Shadab Khan has also moved up to 14th position after 4/8 and 2/31 against Hong Kong and India respectively.
David Warner has gained one Place in the batting rankings:-
David Warner has gained a place in the batting rankings, mainly scoring 94 against Zimbabwe in the third ODI to reach No. 6 in the batting rankings.
Mitchell Starc has climbed three places to No. 12 in the bowling rankings with five wickets in his last three ODIs.
Glenn Maxwell rose to number 9 in the all-rounders’ chart after registering figures of 4/52 in the first ODI against New Zealand, which Australia won in a thriller.