ICC T20 Team Rankings
New Zealand have gained 2635 points from just 20 games, the best ratio among all the Test playing nations in the T20 format. Understandably so, the kiwis sit top of the ICC T20 Team Rankings, one place above 2007 World Champions India. South Africa recently replaced West Indies for third spot after the Caribbean men fell to a 3-0 humbling at the hands of Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
Australia (5th), England (6th) and Pakistan (7th) are separated by just 1 point. Afghanistan manage to find themselves one place above Bangladesh at 9th. Sri Lanka are 8th.
ICC T20 Batsmen Rankings
Virat Kohli has been exceptional for India in limited-overs cricket. While in the One Day format, he one place behind Ab De Villiers at 2nd spot, the Indian Test skipper is ranked no.1 in the T20 rankings. Australian opener Aaron Finch and allrounder Glenn Maxwell are 2nd and 3rd. New Zealand opener Martin Guptill and captain Kane Williamson are the two Black Caps players in the top 10.
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ICC T20 Bowlers Rankings
Talented Indian starlet Jasprit Bumrah was one of the standout performers with the fast ball in the ICC World T20 earlier this year. He stands at 2nd position, 5 points behind 1st placed South African spinner Imran Tahir. West Indian slow-armer Samuel Badree is at no.3, while Pakistan allrounder Imad Wasim is enjoying a career best position of 4th in his debut year. Ashwin is the only allrounder in the world to be ranked in top 10 of all three formats.
ICC T20 Allrounders Rankings
Shakib Al Hasan is arguably the most consistent allrounder in world cricket at this moment in time. The Bangladesh ace is enjoying 2nd position in the ICC Test Allrounders rankings, 1st in the ICC ODI Allrounders rankings and 2nd in the ICC T20 Allrounders rankings. Australian powerhouse Glenn Maxwell sits top, while Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi maintains 3rd spot.
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