Among bowlers, Axar Patel ranked 18th, Harry Brooke and Ben Duckett also benefited. Suryakumar Yadav has jumped a place to reach his career-best number two spot in the latest ICC T20 International Rankings . Babar Azam , who is at number three, is two points less than Suryakumar, largely due to his 110*, 8 and 36 runs against England. Mohammad Rizwan also played 88*, 8 and 88 runs in three matches against England, due to which he remains in the first place with a lead of 60 points.
Suryakumar played a 36-ball 69 in the third match to help India win the series 2-1 after being dismissed for a first ball in the second T20 against Australia.
Pakistan are yet to play three more T20Is against England, while India have to play a three-match T20I series against South Africa at home, giving these three batsmen a chance to cement their positions, while Suryakumar and Babar A game of snakes and ladders can also be played in this.
England’s Harry Brooke and Ben Duckett have also gained in the rankings. Both hit a half-century each and scored more than 30 runs twice. Because of this, Brook has moved up to 29th and Duckett to 32nd.
Axar Patel has got a big advantage in the ranking of bowlers . He has moved up from 33rd place to 18th place. He was adjudged player of the series against Australia. In this series, he took eight wickets in three matches giving 6.30 runs per over.
Josh Hazlewood still remains at number one in the bowlers’ rankings, taking three wickets in the series. He is followed by five wrist spinners Tabrez Shamsi, Adil Rashid, Rashid Khan, Vaninund Hasrangaga and Adam Zampa. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is ranked 10th, only the second fast bowler in the top 10. At the same time, Haris Rauf , who took five wickets in three matches against England, has reached 14th place.