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Surya and Shamsi to don the second spot in T-20Is, in the newly released ICC Rankings

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Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav and the South African spinner Tabraiz Shamsi promote to the second spot in their respective ICC T-20I rankings.

The ICC has released its weekly update of the MEF Tyres ICC Men’s T-20I Player Rankings. The scene isn’t pretty good with the Indian batters, because it’s just Surya donning the chart. The bloke scores a massive 76 runs in 44 balls against West Indies. This took him three spots ahead to the second in the batters’ list. Pakistan’s Babar Azam, as usual, is leading the chart.

South African Reeza Hendricks made three half-centuries in all three matches against England. It took him to 16 slots ahead of the 15th. West Indian Brandon King moved 29 blocks ahead to the 27th. Besides that, English batter Jonny Barstow gained a remarkable promotion. He jumped 13 places up to the 31st. South African Rilee Rossouw shared the 37th rank right now, which is a promotion for him too. Liton Das, Heinrich Klassen, and India’s Rishabh Pant also gained remarkable uplift in their rankings.

Tabraiz Shamsi gains the second sport in ICC Rankings as the bowler; Hazlewood tops the chart

South African spinner gains one sport promotion to the third rank. However, his rating point is just 64 short of that of Hazlewood. Aussie pacer Jos Hazlewood is ruling the ICC bowlers’ ranking with 792 points. Shamsi took 8 wickets in the series against England. This came as a blessing to him rewarding him for the second position.

ICC Test Player Ranking

Sri Lankan players experienced notable gains in the rankings. It came as a reward for leveling the Pak test series by 1-1.

Lankan off-spinner Ramesh Mendis moved 19 blocks ahead to 31st sport. Prabhat Jayasuriya, who had an outstanding session against Pakistan is also rewarded. He jumped 11 rugs to hit the 33rd block. Dinesh Chandimal too moved two places to the 16th. Chandimal scored 101 runs in two innings. Dhananjaya de Silva stepped up from 49th to the 41st rank due to his century in the second innings.

Pakistan’s keeper batter Mohammad Rizwan came three places up to 17th. However, opener Imam-ul-Haq jumped 15 places to 49th. Among the bowlers, Naseem Shah and Mohamad Nazad secured the 60th and 68th rank respectively.

ODI uplifts

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan skipped one up to the 12th. This came after he hit a century against West Indies in the first ODI. Indian bowlers like Yuzvendra Chahal and Shardul Thakur came to the 16th and 72nd rank respectively. West Indian Nicholas Pooran moved two places up to the 30th rank.

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