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India batsman Suryakumar Yadav has moved up three places to the second position in the latest T20 rankings for batsmen. Suryakumar, who scored 76 off 44 balls in the third T20 International against West Indies on Tuesday, is just two points behind top-order batsman Babar Azam. Suryakumar got the player of the match award in the third T20 against West Indies.
Surya’s bat is running well
Right-handed batsman Suryakumar now has 816 rating points. He has scored 111 runs in three matches of the five T20 series against the Windies. West Indies batsman Brendan King (up 29 places to 27th), England’s Jonny Bairstow (up 13 places to 31st) and South Africa’s Riley Rossouw (joint-37th) have also made notable gains. Heinrich Klaasen and Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant (66th) have also moved up the rankings.
Shamsi’s advantage among bowlers
South African spinner Tabrez Shamsi, who took eight wickets in the series against England, has made a remarkable rise in the rankings for T20 bowlers and has moved up to the second spot. He garnered 19 rating points due to his impressive performance against England. Shamsi, who held the top spot for the period from April to October last year, is now behind top-ranked Josh Hazlewood who is at the top with 792 ratings.
who got the edge
West Indies spinners Akila Hossain (up three places to sixth), England’s Chris Jordan (up one place to 16th), New Zealand spinners Mitchell Santner (up three places to 17th) and Ish Sodhi (up two places). from 19th place. In the ODI rankings, India’s opener Shikhar Dhawan has moved up a place to 12th position after scoring a half-century in the last match against West Indies.