Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan rise up in the ICC T20I rankings after SA series

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan rise up in the ICC T20I rankings after SA series

Jasprit Bumrah is the no.5 ranked bowler in ICC T20I rankings.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar became the 12th rank T20I bowler in the rankings | Getty

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who won the Man of the Series in the recently concluded three match T20I series against South Africa and opener Shikhar Dhawan, who played an important part in all the three matches in the series, gained significant points in the latest ICC T20I rankings.

Shikhar Dhawan who made 143 runs in three matches reached career best 28th spot after jumping 14 places. Kumar on the other hand reached 12th spot after gaining 20 places in the ICC T20I rankings.

In the ICC T20I Team Rankings, India has gained one point and South Africa have lost one point. They have retained their third and seventh spot respectively, as Pakistan stays at no.1, marginally ahead of Australia.

Afghan leg spinner Rashid Khan, who is the joint no 1 bowler in the ICC ODI bowlers rankings, moved to the no 1 spot in ICC T20I bowlers ranking as well. Colin Munro of New Zealand retained his position as the no. 1 T20I batsman.

LATEST ICC T20I PLAYERS RANKINGS:

Batsmen
1. Colin Munro (NZ) – 801 pts

2. Glenn Maxwell (AUS)- 799 pts

3. Babar Azam (PAK) – 786 pts

4. Aaron Finch (AUS) – 763 pts

5. Martin Guptill (NZ) – 747 pts


Bowlers

1. Rashid Khan (AFG) – 759 pts

2. Ish Sodhi (NZ) – 700 pts

3. Samuel Badree (WI) – 691 pts

4. Imad Wasim (PAK) - 677

5. Jasprit Bumrah (IND) - 674


By Jatin Sharma - 25 Feb, 2018

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