Kuldeep attains career best in T20I rankings

Indian left-arm chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav has gained the career-best rankings in the latest ICC T20I rankings released by International Cricket Council (ICC).

Indian bowlers dominated at MCG

India and Australia leveled the three-match T20I series 1-1 since the second game of the three-match series in Melbourne was called-off due to rain. Following the series, ICC has released the latest updated ICC T20I rankings.

Kuldeep Yadav of India and Australia’s Adam Zampa have vaulted into the top-five of the ICC Men’s Player Rankings for T20I Bowlers for the first time in their careers in the latest updates which were released on Monday.

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Kuldeep Yadav has climbed 20 positions to gain the career-best position 3 while Australia’s Adam Zampa has jumped 17 places to get the fifth spot. Australia quicks Billy Stanlake and Andrew Tye slipping five places to No.14 and eight places to No.18 respectively.

Krunal Pandya, who claimed a stunning 4/36 in India’s series leveling-win in the third game, rose 66 places to No.98, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah held their places at No.19 and No.21 respectively.

In the list for batsmen, Shikhar Dhawan who got the man of the series award has moved up to the 11th position while Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul has slipped to no.6 and no.9 respectively. Indian skipper Virat Kohli stays at the 14th position without any movements.

For Australia, skipper Aaron Finch, who failed to really be his destructive self in all four games including the one-off T20I against South Africa, slipped one spot to the third rank, but Glenn Maxwell rose to the fifth place from No.6 after scores of 38, 46, 19 and 13.

ICC T20I Team’s Rankings:

1 Pakistan364,979138
2 India405,064127
3 England222,586118
4 Australia263,014116
5 South Africa222,502114
6 New Zealand252,803112
7 West Indies242,444102
8 Afghanistan272,49092
9 Sri Lanka292,51887
10 Bangladesh272,06677

ICC T20I Batsmen Rankings:


Babar Azam
2Colin Munro815
3Aaron Finch806
4Fakhar Zaman749
5Glenn Maxwell745
6Lokesh Rahul719
7Martin Guptill703
8Alex Hales697
9Rohit Sharma689
10Jason Roy688

ICC T20I Bowlers’ Rankings:

Rashid Khan
2Shadab Khan752
3Kuldeep Yadav714
4Adil Rashid676
5Adam Zampa670
6Ish Sodhi668
7Faheem Ashraf652
8Imad Wasim651
9Imran Tahir640
10Shakib Al Hasan633

ICC T20I All-rounders’ Rankings:

Glenn Maxwell
2Mohammad Nabi313
3Shakib Al Hasan310
4JP Duminy216
5Thisara Perera213

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