ICC T20 Rankings: Babar Azam turns into world’s no 1 batter

ICC T20 Rankings: Babar Azam turns into world’s no 1 batter


Babar Azam now sits on prime of ICC’s T20I batsman rankings for the sixth time in his profession with 834 factors

By Web Desk

November 03, 2021

— Twitter/PCB
— Twitter/PCB

DUBAI: Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Wednesday toppled England’s Dawid Malan to turn into the top-ranked T20I batsman on the earth, confirmed the newest ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings.

Babar now sits on prime of ICC’s T20I batsman rankings with 834 factors and Milan is quantity 2 with 798 factors.

Two successive half-centuries within the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 have helped the batter overtake Malan and seize the #1 place.

Babar, who scored 51 towards Afghanistan and 70 towards Namibia to guide the 2009 champions into the semifinals, is on the prime for the sixth time in his profession. The 27-year-old had first attained prime place on January 28, 2018. He is presently additionally ranked No. 1 in ODIs.

Babar’s tally of 834 ranking factors retains him 36 factors forward of Dawid Malan however Babar’s profession greatest stays 896 ranking factors that he achieved after scoring 65 towards England at Cardiff on May 5, 2019. Malan had been on the prime since November 29 final yr.

ICC T20 Rankings: Babar Azam becomes worlds no 1 batter

England’s performances within the match too mirror within the rankings, with each their openers Jos Buttler and Jason Roy transferring up within the newest weekly replace. 

Buttler has gained eight slots to reach a career-best ninth place after smashing his maiden T20I hundred towards Sri Lanka whereas Roy is up 5 locations to 14th.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has topped the bowling charts for the primary time in his profession after two successive three-wicket hauls towards South Africa and England. He replaces South Africa’s Tabraiz Shamsi, who was on the prime since 10 April this yr.

The prime 4 bowlers within the rankings are all wrist spinners, with England’s Adil Rashid overtaking Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan to take third place with a career-best 730 ranking factors. A quick bowler who has made fast rise is South Africa’s Anrich Nortje, who has gained 18 slots to reach the seventh place.

At the highest of the all-rounders’ desk, Mohammad Nabi has caught up with Shakib Al Hasan on 271 ranking factors. Hasaranga is fourth on this checklist.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button

Adblocker detected! Please consider reading this notice.

We've detected that you are using AdBlock Plus or some other adblocking software which is preventing the page from fully loading. We don't have any banner, Flash, animation, obnoxious sound, or popup ad. We do not implement these annoying types of ads! We need money to operate the site, and almost all of it comes from our online advertising. Please add www.postofasia.com to your ad blocking whitelist or disable your adblocking software.