After attaining the #1 spot in ODI rankings just lately, Pakistan captain Babar Azam has gained one place to seize the second spot amongst batsmen within the newest T20I rankings launched by the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday.
Babar has superior 47 factors to overhaul Australia limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch, who was positioned in second place. The Karachi-lad is 48 factors behind top-ranked Dawid Malan and may surpass him if he does effectively within the ongoing three-match T20I sequence towards Zimbabwe.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who recently lost the top spot in ODI to his Pakistan counterpart, has retained his fifth place within the T20I rankings. Similar to Kohli, New Zealander Devon Conway has additionally maintained his fourth spot.
Other than Babar, one other main gainer amongst T20I batters is South Africa expertise Rassie van der Dussen. The Proteas batting sensation has superior three slots to the sixth place, only one wanting his career-best fifth place.
— ICC (@ICC) April 21, 2021
Fakhar Zaman has gained 17 slots to succeed in thirty third place, whereas wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan, who smashed an unbeaten knock of 73 within the third match towards South Africa, has progressed eight locations to get a career-best fifteenth place.
Aiden Markram has moved up 31 locations to occupy the thirty fourth slot, and Janneman Malan has progressed 52 locations to succeed in the 73rd place.
The rankings additionally think about the primary 4 matches of the continued tri-series between Nepal, Netherlands, and Malaysia. Nepal leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has superior eight locations to accumulate the 77th place after taking eight wickets in three matches. Equally, his captain Gyanendra Malla has moved up 10 locations to succeed in 107th place amongst batters.
In terms of the staff rankings, Pakistan’s 3-1 win within the sequence towards South Africa has put them within the fourth place. Alternatively, the Proteas are positioned on the sixth within the record led by the England cricket staff with 272 score factors.