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ICC T20I rankings: Dinesh Karthik jumps 108 locations, Ishan Kishan breaks into high 10

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Thanks to his ending finesse in opposition to South Africa within the not too long ago concluded T20I sequence, Dinesh Karthik made an enormous leap of 108 spots to the 87th spot on the newest ICC T20 batting rankings.

Karthik walked into the Indian group on the again of an excellent IPL season with the Royal Challengers Bangalore the place he scored 330 runs in 16 video games at a strike fee of 183.33.

The 37-year outdated was a main purpose for India’s comeback into the five-match T20I sequence having misplaced the primary two matches. The keeper batter scored 55 off 27 balls and was the participant of the match as India beat South Africa by 82 runs.

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Ishan Kishan, who was the best scorer within the sequence with 206 runs touching a strike fee touching 150, additionally made a bounce within the rankings, occupying the sixth spot within the rankings. This is the primary time the 23-year outdated has received into the highest 10 of the ICC rankings, and is the one Indian participant that includes among the many high 10.

Kishan completed the sequence with two half centuries in opposition to South Africa and was the main run scorer with 206 runs at a median of 41. That type catapulted the left-hander up one spot to sixth on the newest T20 rankings for batters. Pakistan captain Babar Azam retained the highest spot within the T20 batting rankings.

Among the bowlers, Yuzvendra Chahal was the most important mover within the T20 rankings. The spinner jumped three locations to twenty third following his six wickets throughout the South Africa sequence.

Josh Hazlewood maintained his place as the highest ranked T20 bowler, whereas Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan (joint third) and Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga (sixth) each moved up a spot inside the highest 10.

Ravindra Jadeja, is at present within the UK for India’s one-off Test in opposition to England in Edgbaston, maintained his high place within the Test all-rounders’ record with 385 ranking factors. Bangladesh captain Shakib al Hasan is subsequent to him with 346 ranking factors.

Other Indians among the many high 10 in Test rankings are the previous India captain Virat Kohli (742), who retained the tenth place within the batting chart, whereas seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (850) and tempo spearhead Jasprit Bumrah (830) occupied the second and third positions in bowling record respectively. Australia skipper Pat Cummins leads the Test bowlers’ record with 901 ranking factors.