ICC T20 Ranking: Suryakumar Yadav is the new No 1 in T20I cricket. He has overtaken Mohammad Rizwan to become the top-order T20I batsman in the latest ICC rankings update. India’s Suryakumar Yadav has topped the MRF Tires ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings for batsmen after scoring two half-centuries in the last week at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia.
Suryakumar has been in fine touch in the ongoing Men’s T20 World Cup, scoring two half-centuries in his first four matches; His knock of 68 runs in just 40 balls against South Africa came in a situation where other Indian batsmen struggled. He is also the leading run-scorer in T20Is in 2022 with 965 runs including a century.
New Zealand’s Glenn Phillips jumped five places to reach a career-best seventh position after scores of 104 against Sri Lanka and 62 against England, while South Africa’s Riley Rossouw is another one to break into the top 10 with 109 against Bangladesh jumping 17 places to reach a career-best eighth place.
England’s captain Jos Buttler’s 73 against New Zealand has moved him three places to 14th, while Afghanistan’s Rahmanullah Gurbaz has moved up four places to 17th, South Africa’s David Miller has moved up two places to 28th, Sri Lanka’s Bhanuka Rajapaksa has moved up eight places. The steps are up. At 29th, Bangladesh’s Liton Das has moved up two places to 36th and the Australian pair of Mitchell Marsh and Marcus Stoinis has moved up two places to 31st and 39th respectively.
- ICC Batter’s Ranking List:
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Bowler’s Ranking Updates
Among the bowlers, Wanindu Hasaranga has narrowed the gap with top-order Rashid Khan. Hasaranga is the leading wicket-taker in this edition of the T20 World Cup – taking three without a boundary in Sri Lanka’s win over Afghanistan on Tuesday.
England pacer Sam Curran, who took two wickets each against New Zealand and Ireland during this period, has moved up two places to sixth, while South African pacer Enrique Nortje gained 11 places to reach the eighth position after he took four for 10 against Bangladesh.
New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner has moved into the top 10 while his teammates Trent Boult and Tim Southee have finished 12th and 16th respectively. South African fast bowler Lungi Ngidi made the Player of the Match attempt against India with four wickets for 29 runs. He is ranked 11th with India’s Axar Patel at joint 28th.
ICC Bowler’s Ranking List:
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