India captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma are among the Indian batsmen to progress in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings after a 3–2 home series at Ahmedabad in England. Kohli, who scored an unbeaten 80 from 52 balls coming as an opener and connected in a 94-run partnership with Rohit, who set the stage for a 36-run victory in the fifth T20I, moved up one place to fourth. Is and now is ranked highest in the country ahead of KL Rahul.
Rohit’s 34-ball 64-run knock in that match helped him move up three places to 14th in the latest weekly ranking update, which apart from India’s last two matches, the three-match Afghanistan-Zimbabwe series in Abu Dhabi Handled. England series.
Among other gains for India’s batsmen, which should come as encouraging news since hosting the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup later this year, Shreyas Iyer lifted five places in the career-best 26th rankings Is, while the crooks are Suryakumar Yadav and wicketkeeper. -Balab Rishabh Pant also made rapid progress.
Suryakumar, who started in the second match of the series, but could not score any points as he did not get to bat, has pushed from bottom to 66th position after scoring 57 and 32 while Pant has moved up 11 places. Has risen 69th in the ranking.
Batsmen Virat Kohli, Devon Conway, Adil Rashid climbed one place in the bowlers’ rankings.
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Seam bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who took two wickets for 15 runs in the previous match, moved up from 21st position to 24th place, while Hardik Pandya moved up from 47th to 78th.
For England, David Malan maintains a healthy lead at the top of the rankings after his 68 in the final, while Jose Butler is in 18th place. Leg-spinner Adil Rashid (fourth place by one) and fast bowlers Jofra Archer (12th to 22nd) and Mark Wood (12th to 27th) have progressed in the bowlers’ list.
Leg-spinner Rashid Khan has lost his place at the top of the rankings despite picking up six wickets in the series as he conceded 7.60 runs. South African spinner Tabrez Shamsi is now at number one for the first time in his career. Rashid was at the helm from February 5, 2018, finishing second for only two days in March 2020.
In the ICC Men`s ODI Player Rankings, Johnny Bairstow is in a career-best seventh place four after his innings of 94 runs in the opening match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League series against India in Pune.
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India’s opener Shikhar Dhawan’s match-winning 98 has moved him two places to 15th and Bhuvneshwar Kumar has gained five places to move into the top 20 in the latest ODI update, which has helped India-England ODIs. And was considered on display in the first two matches of the New Zealand-Bangladesh series.