In the ongoing five-match T20 International series between India and South Africa, the country’s 23-year-old young explosive batsman Ishan Kishan is seen in tremendous form. In the ongoing series, he has scored 167 runs in three innings of three matches for the team with the help of two half-centuries. Kishan has also benefited from this excellent form in the ICC T20 rankings. He has entered the top 10 for the first time in the latest rankings released by the International Cricket Council, and at present, he is the only batsman in the top 10 players for the country.
Ishan Kishan currently occupies the seventh position in the latest T20 rankings released by the ICC. After Kishan, the name of KL Rahul comes into the Indian players. Rahul is ranked 14th with 627 rating points, Shreyas Iyer is 16th with 617 rating points, Rohit Sharma is 17th with 614 rating points and former country captain Virat Kohli is at 21st position with 594 rating points.
After these players, middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav is ranked 35th with 514 rating points, Rishabh Pant 64th with 427 rating points, and Shikhar Dhawan at 90th with 385 rating points.
Currently, Pakistan captain Babar Azam is at the first position in the ICC T20 rankings with 818 rating points. After Babar, the name of his compatriot teammate Mohammad Rizwan comes in second place. Rizwan has 794 rating points in the T20 rankings.
Let us tell you that this year the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is going to be organized in Australia. The position of Indian players in the T20 rankings before the T20 World Cup is quite remarkable.
Top 10 Batsmen In ICC T20 Ranking
|Rank||Player||Rating||Career Best Rating|
|1||Babar Azam Pakistan||818||896 v England, 05/05/2019|
|2||Mohammad Rizwan Pakistan||794||798 v West Indies, 16/12/2021|
|3||Aiden Markram South Africa||772||796 v England, 06/11/2021|
|4||Dawid Malan England||728||915 v South Africa, 01/12/2020|
|5||Aaron Finch Australia||716||900 v Zimbabwe, 03/07/2018|
|6||Devon Conway New Zealand||703||784 v Bangladesh, 28/03/2021|
|7||Ishan Kishan India||689||689 v South Africa, 14/06/2022|
|8||Rassie van der Dussen South Africa||673||780 v West Indies, 26/06/2021|
|9||Pathum Nissanka Sri Lanka||661||689 v Australia, 07/06/2022|
|10||Martin Guptill New Zealand||658||793 v South Africa, 19/02/2012|