Mustafiz improves, Shakib-Riyad remain stable in T20I Rankings

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ICC has announced the updated T20I Rankings on Sunday. At the end of one-off T20I between West Indies and England and three-match series Independence Cup between the host Pakistan and the World XI, International Cricket Council (ICC) has updated the rankings. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ সেরা পাঁচে মুস্তাফিজ, অপরিবর্তিত সাকিব-রিয়াদ]

Despite not appearing in T20I in recent times, Bangladesh cricket team’s iconic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has kept his name in the first position of the ICC all-rounder Rankings table. He is followed by Australia’s Glenn Maxwell and ahead by 10 points from the Aussie star.

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Apart from Shakib, Mahmudullah Riyad another Bangladeshi all-rounder have claimed fifth positions in the ICC all-rounder Rankings with 203 rating points. Caribbean star Marlon Samules is ahead of him with 270 points. At the other part of the view, pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman has improved and climbing to fifth positions of the bowling Rankings with his career best rating points 695, while his national team mate Shakib Al Hasan is at number nine among the bowlers.

After a successful series in Independence cup, Babar Azam has seen his career best position and moves to sixth position in T20I Rankings. He jumped 21 steps to climb up the sixth position in the batsmen   rrrrrRankings Rankings.  Among the batsmen, Shoaib Malik, Hashim Amla, Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Ahmed Shehzad have also been improved in the players Ranking.

Top ten T20I bowlers list are as follows-

Rank      (+/-)         Player                    Team     Pts         Avge     Eco       Highest Rating

1           ( – )          Imad Wasim         Pak         742        18.72     5.92       780 v WI at Trinidad 2017

2           (+1)         Jasprit Bumrah    Ind          737        18.38     6.70       764 v Eng at Bengaluru 2017

3           (-1)          Imran Tahir           SA           719        15.85     6.80       795 v NZ at Auckland 2017

4           ( – )          Rashid Khan         Afg          717!       14.35     5.91       717 v WI at St Kitts 2017

5           (+1)         M. Rahman           Ban         695*!     14.92     6.16       695 v SL at Colombo (RPS) 2017

6           (-1)          Samuel Badree   WI           694         17.59     5.79       855 v Pak at Mirpur 2014

7           ( – )          James Faulkner   Aus         688!       19.00     7.96       688 v SL at Adelaide 2017

8           ( – )          Sunil Narine         WI           676         20.68     6.02       817 v Pak at St. Vincent 2013

9           ( – )          Shakib Al Hasan  Ban         648        20.82     6.78       672 v Pak at Mirpur 2014

10       ( – )          R. Ashwin              Ind          626        22.94     6.97       765 v SL at Visakhapatnam 2016

Top five all-rounders in T20I are-

Rank      (+/-)         Player                    Team     Pts         Highest Rating

1           ( – )          Shakib Al Hasan  Ban         354        408 v Pak at Mirpur 2015

2           ( – )          Glenn Maxwell     Aus         344        388 v SL at Colombo (RPS) 2016

3           ( – )          M. Nabi                Afg            275        286 v Ire at Greater Noida 2017

4           (-1)          Marlon Samuels  WI           270        321 v SL at Mirpur 2014

5           ( – )          Mahmudullah       Ban         203!       203 v SL at Colombo (RPS) 2017