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ICC T20I rankings: Imad Wasim becomes world no 1 bowler, Virat Kohli retains top spot

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 27, 2017, 11:18 am IST
Updated Jun 27, 2017, 11:49 am IST
Jasprit Bumrah and R Ashwin are the only 2 Indian bowlers to feature in top 10 of ICC T20I ranking for bowlers.
Pakistan bowler Imad Wasim and India captain Virat Kohli are currently at the top of ICC T20I players’ ratings for bowlers and batsmen respectively. (Photo: AP)
 Pakistan bowler Imad Wasim and India captain Virat Kohli are currently at the top of ICC T20I players’ ratings for bowlers and batsmen respectively. (Photo: AP)

Mumbai: India’s Jasprit Bumrah has climbed to number two in the latest MRF Tyres ICC T20I Player Rankings for bowlers. Pakistan bowler Imad Wasim is the new number one bowler in the world, replacing South Africa’s Imran Tahir, who dropped two places to third position.

The South African leg-spinner managed only one wicket in two matches against England as Proteas lost the series 2-1.

 

In the other major movements in the bowlers’ table, South Africa’s Chris Morris has vaulted 32 places to 29th, while England’s Liam Plunkett has jumped 26 places to 38th.

(Photo: Screengrab from ICC website)(Photo: Screengrab from ICC website)

In the list for ICC T20I batting, India’s Virat Kohli continues to lead the table, Aaron Finch of Australia occupies second position, while New Zealand captain Kane Williamson retains third position in the current ranking.

(Photo: Screengrab from ICC website)(Photo: Screengrab from ICC website)

There is no change in the top three of the all-rounders’ table which is headed by Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh, followed by Glenn Maxwell of Australia and Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi.

 

(Photo: Screengrab from ICC website)(Photo: Screengrab from ICC website)

Meanwhile, in Team Rankings, New Zealand occupies the top spot, followed by  England who recently defeated South Africa 2-1 in the three-match T20I series. Pakistan occupy third spot, while India currently occupy fourth position.

(Photo: Screengrab from ICC website)(Photo: Screengrab from ICC website)

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