27. January 2022

Rahul climbs to 5th, Kohli drops to 8th in latest ICC T20I rankings

KL Rahul and Virat Kohli. (Photo by Mark Brake/Getty Images)

DUBAI: India’s KL Rahul climbed three locations to fifth however Virat Kohli slipped 4 spots to eighth in the latest ICC males’s T20I rankings issued on Wednesday.

Rahul, who scored three fifties in India’s final three matches after struggling in opposition to Pakistan and New Zealand in the primary two video games of the T20 World Cup, moved to No. 5.

The 29-year-old batter scored 69, 50 and 54 not out in opposition to Afghanistan, Scotland and Namibia however the knocks got here too late for India as they exited the event in the Super 12 stage.

Among others, Aiden Markram‘s unbeaten knock of 52 in simply 25 balls in South Africa’s victory over Group 1 table-toppers England noticed him climb to the No. 3 spot.

Markram’s heroics with the bat has additionally helped him break into the highest 10 all-rounders’ checklist, rising seven locations to No. 7.

South African teammate Rassie van der Dussen too broke into the highest 10 rankings for batters, climbing six spots to occupy the tenth place in the latest chart.

Van der Dussen scored a participant of the match-winning knock of 94 not out in opposition to England, serving to the Proteas submit a frightening whole of 189.

Unfortunately, for South Africa, their win in opposition to England was not sufficient as they crashed out of the World Cup on web run price, regardless of profitable 4 video games out of 5.

In the rankings for bowlers, the Australian duo of Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood climbed the charts. Both bowlers have been in nice type of late and had been instrumental in Australia qualifying for the semi-finals of the World Cup.

Zampa’s five-for in opposition to Bangladesh propelled him to the No. 5 spot, whereas Hazlewood went up 11 locations to No. 8, thanks to his four-wicket haul in opposition to the West Indies.

The different main motion in the highest 10 noticed Tim Southee, who has picked up 5 wickets because the final replace, transfer three locations up to No. 9 in the bowling rankings.

The Australian domination in the latest replace continued with Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Marsh transferring up in the all-rounders’ rankings. Maxwell went up three locations to develop into the brand new No.4 ranked all-rounder whereas Marsh ascended 5 spots to No.9.

Sri Lankan sensation Wanindu Hasaranga achieved a career-high ranking (173) for all-rounders, thus going up one spot to No. 3.


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