ICC’s latest T20I rankings have been released. Now Babar Azam has become the official number, one batsman. Pakistan captain Babar Azam has snatched the number one chair from David Malan. Babar Azam currently has 834 rating points. At the same time, David Malan, who slipped to the second number, has 798 rating points.
Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli in T20 World Cup 2021
Significantly, Babar Azam is in the best form of his career. And runs are continuously coming out of his bat. Babar Azam has scored three-fifty in four innings in the T20 World Cup 2021 released in UAE.
First played an unbeaten 68 against India. While Babar scored 51 runs against Afghanistan. Against Namibia, this Pakistani batsman scored 70 runs in just 49 balls. And they got the benefit of this. Babar has scored 198 runs in four matches of the T20I World Cup at an average of 66. And with this, Babar Azam has now become the number one batsman in limited-overs. He is also number one in ODIs.
Babar Azam is the new No.1 batter on the @MRFWorldwide ICC Men’s T20I rankings, while Wanindu Hasaranga has claimed top spot on the bowling rankings for the first time 👏#T20WorldCup pic.twitter.com/zoCVVJIPze
— ICC (@ICC) November 3, 2021
Going through the bad form in this World Cup, David Malan has scored only 42 runs in the last three innings. Apart from this, Jos Buttler, who played a century against Sri Lanka, has also benefited. Having jumped eight places, he has come to number nine. Butler is the leading run-scorer of the T20 World Cup. Has scored 214 runs in 4 matches.
Jason Roy of England has jumped five places. Now Jason Roy has come at number 14. In the T20I rankings of batters, India captain Virat Kohli is at number five, and KL Rahul is at number eight. Captain Kohli played a half-century inning against Pakistan. At the same time, Rahul has been a flop in the last two matches.
Apart from this, a significant change has also been seen in the bowling ranking. Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga has become the new number, one bowler. Hasranga has overtaken Tabrez Shamsi of South Africa. The Sri Lankan all-rounder has taken 14 wickets in seven matches in the T20I World Cup. Including a hat-trick.
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No.1 T20I bowler in the world – Wanindu Hasaranga 🙌
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— Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) November 3, 2021
Wanindu Hasaranga currently has 776 rating points. While Tabrez Shamsi has slipped to second place, Shamsi has 770 rating points. Tabrez Shamsi has also bowled well in the T20I World Cup. He has taken six wickets in the last four innings. And has taken the highest 34 wickets in overall 2021, which is a record.
In the ranking of all-rounders, Mohammad Nabi and Shakib Al Hasan are jointly at number one. Let us tell you that England is the number one T20I team in the world. Pakistan is at number two, and Team India is at number three.