Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav and South African spinner Tabraiz Shamsi have made notable gains in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings, rising to second place for batters and bowlers respectively in the latest weekly update. Yadav has moved up three places to within two rating points of top-ranked Babar Azam after a dazzling 44-ball knock out of 76 that earned him the Player of the Match award and sees him lead the batting aggregate with 111 runs from three games in the series against the West Indies leading his side 2-1,” said an official ICC release.
Shamsi, who topped most of the period from April to October last year, has moved up one lock to second but remains 64 rating points adrift of top-ranked Josh Hazlewood, who stands at 792 rating points. The left arm wrist spinner’s eight wickets, including a match-winning five for 24 in the final match, helped the series win 2-1 against England and rack up 19 rating points.
South African batter Reeza Hendricks, who scored half a century in all three games against England, is up 16 places to 15th position, while West Indian batter Brandon King (up 29 places to 27th), England’s Jonny Bairstow (up 13 places to 31st) and South African Rilee Rossouw (joint-37th) also made notable gains among batters.
Liton Das, Heinrich Klaasen and Rishabh Pant also climbed on that list, while West Indian spinner Akeal Hosein (up three places to sixth), England’s Chris Jordan (up one place to 16), New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner (up three places to 17th place). ) and Ish Sodhi (up two places to 19th) are among the others rising among the T20I bowlers.
Sri Lankan players have made notable gains in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after winning the second match of their ICC World Test Championship series against Pakistan in Galle, which ended 1-1.
Off spinner Ramesh Mendis has moved up 19 rungs to 31st position with nine wickets in the match, while left arm spinner Prabath Jayasuriya has progressed 11 slots to reach 33rd position after finishing with eight wickets in the match. Dinesh Chandimal leads two spots to 16th among batters with 101 runs in two innings, while Player of the Match Dhananjaya de Silva moved from 49th to 41st after scoring a century in the second innings.
For Pakistan, Mohammad Rizwan (up three places to 17th) and Imam-ul-Haq (15 places up to 49th) are up on the batting list, and Naseem Shah (up seven places to 60th) and Mohammad Nawaz (a increase of 21 places). to 68th) among bowlers.
In the ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has moved up one place to 12th position after winning half a century in the final match of their ODI series in the West Indies. Indian bowlers Yuzvendra Chahal (16th) and Shardul Thakur (72nd) also won in the latest update, while West Indian captain Nicholas Pooran moved up two places to 30th.
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