Former India captain Virat Kohli ended a 1,020-day drought to score his 71st international century – his maiden T20I ton against Afghanistan in India’s final Super 4 match of the Asia Cup 2022. Kohli played a match winning innings of 122 not out She has jumped 14 places in 61 deliveries to reach 15th position.
Team India batsman Suryakumar Yadav, who celebrates his 32nd birthday on Wednesday (September 14), remains at the fourth spot behind Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan in the T20 rankings, while skipper Babar Azam is at the third spot after a disastrous Asia Cup 2022. But have slipped. Bat. South African batsman Aiden Markram has now moved to second place in place of Babar.
Team India’s fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s brilliant innings of five runs for four wickets in the same match has taken him from 11th to seventh place. KL Rahul has moved up from 30th to 23rd. Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin (up nine places to 41st) and Axar Patel (up 14 places to 57th) have also made significant gains, while Afghanistan batsman Ibrahim Zadran has gained 55 places after scoring an unbeaten half-century against India. from 63rd place.
Sri Lankan players Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Wanindu Hasaranga, who led their memorable win over Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup 2022 in Dubai on Sunday, made a stunning advance in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings. Rajapaksa smashed a blistering 71 off 45 balls with six fours and three sixes, earning him the Player of the Match award, helping him reach a career-best 34th position. Rajapaksa scored an unbeaten 25 against India and 24 against Pakistan in the other matches of the tournament played last week.
All-rounder Hasaranga, formerly a top-order bowler, progressed in all three lists after a fine all-round effort in the final, smashing a 21-ball 36 and following it up with a late triple-strike with his leg – Spin bowling. Having taken three wickets in the previous match against Pakistan two days ago, he has moved up three places to sixth. He is also fourth among all-rounders, up seven places and 152nd among batsmen.
Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf, who took three wickets for 29 wickets in the final and two wickets each in the last two matches, has moved up nine places to be at the 25th position. In the latest weekly update, Mohammad Nawaz has moved up seven places to 34th and Mohammad Hasnain has gained 14 places to 96th.
In the updated ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after the second and third matches of Australia vs New Zealand, Steve Smith has jumped 13 places to 10th spot after scores of 61 and 105, while Alex Carey has moved up two places to 20th. Huh. The bowlers’ list includes Mitchell Starc (up three places to ninth) and Adam Zampa (up three places to 15th).
In the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings, taking into account performance in the 3rd England-South Africa Test at The Oval, Player of the Match Ollie Robinson is ranked 15th, up 11 places after taking seven wickets in the match and taking five wickets. in the first innings. Ben Stokes is ranked 35th, up three places in the same list, while Ollie Pope (up 17 places to 29th) and Zak Crowley (up 16 places to 48th) are the batsmen to improve their rankings.