Suryakumar Yadav moves to second spot on ICC T20 batting charts


Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav has gained a spot to move to the second position on the ICC T20 batting rankings, following his match-winning knock of 69 off 26 deliveries against Australia in third T20I in Hyderabad.
Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan who is going through a scintillating form in their home series against England has retained the top spot, while his compatriot and skipper Babar Azam has dropped a place to be placed third.
India’s captain Rohit Sharma has moved up one place to 13th position after scores of 46 not out and 17 while Matthew Wade (up six places to 62nd), Cameron Green (up 31 places to 67th) and Tim David (up 202 places to 109th) are the Australia players to move up the rankings. Green and David had notched half-centuries in the final match of the series.
England batter Harry Brook’s scores of 31, 81 not out and 34 in Pakistan have lifted him 118 places to 29th position while Ben Duckett has soared 1,070 places to 32nd position after scoring 43, 70 not out and 33 in those three matches.
India spinners Axar Patel who was named player of the series for bowling performance against Australia made a massive movement towards and jumped to 18th from 33rd spot, while Yuzvendra Chahal gained two spots to be at 28th position. Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood continues to lead the table.
Reece Topley is up 14 places to 23rd and is the third third-highest ranked England bowler after Adil Rashid and Chris Jordan while Pakistan speedster Haris Rauf is up seven places to 14th position after taking five wickets in the last three matches. Mark Wood (up 29 places to 40th) and Sam Curran (up five places to 47th) have also progressed.