ICC T20 Rankings: Virat Kohli Slips One Slot to 5th, KL Rahul Loses Two Spots to 8th in ICC T20 Batter Rankings


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Virat Kohli Slips One Slot to 5th, KL Rahul Loses Two Spots to 8th in ICC T20 Batter Rankings

Indian captain Virat Kohli slipped a place to fifth in the ICC Men’s T20 International batting rankings released on Wednesday despite scoring a half-century against Pakistan in the ongoing T20 World Cup here, while his teammate KL Rahul lost two places to eighth. Numbers have dropped.

Although India suffered a crushing 10-wicket loss in the Super 12 match against Pakistan on Sunday, Kohli (725 rating points) scored a fifty in 49 balls while Rahul (684) scored three runs. Were. Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan has moved up three places to the fourth position, which is his career-best ranking.

Rizwan gained the rankings with an unbeaten 79 in the match against India and 33 in the team’s second win against New Zealand on Tuesday. South African batsman Aidan Markram scored 40 and 51 not out against Australia and West Indies respectively to achieve his career-best ranking. He jumped eight places to occupy the third position. He is now behind England’s David Malan (831) and Pakistan captain Babar Azam (820).

Markram’s previous best ranking was nine. Afghanistan’s Rahmanullah Gurbaz has moved up nine places to a career-best 12th spot after scoring 46 against Scotland, while Bangladesh opener Mohammad Naeem has jumped 11 places after scoring a 52-ball 62 against Sri Lanka. reached the best of 13th place.

Namibian captain Gerhard Erasmus has moved up to joint 37th place after leading his team to the Super 12s. The bowlers’ list includes all spinners in the top nine. Bangladesh spinner Mahedi Hasan has moved up nine places to reach a career-best 12th spot on the back of a stringent bowling.

Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi, who shone in a memorable 10-wicket win over India, managed to gain 11 places with his three-wicket haul in 31 runs to move up to 12th position. He is just two places behind his career-best ranking.

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Haris Rauf, who took four wickets for 22 runs against New Zealand, played a key role in Pakistan’s second successive win as he jumped 34 places to reach a career-best 17th position. Bangladesh star Shakib Al Hasan has retained his top spot in the all-rounder’s list.



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