The Afgan cricketer Rashid Khan stood as the youngest player to top the ICC rankings regarding the T20Is. Colin Munro and Glenn Maxwell also went to the top place in the rankings but Kohli and Rohit Sharma dropped down in the rankings. Rashid Khan gained the top place in his T20I career by splendid performances against Zimbabwe.
Colin Munro regained his top place by his performance in Trans-Tasman series and the all-rounder Glenn Maxwell surpassed Munro and Rashid Khan. Virat Kohli dropped down to the sixth position and KL Rahul dropped to eighth place. Rohit Sharma dropped down by two places to 17th position. Shikhar Dhawan climbed up to 14 places to reach his career-best, the 28th rank.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar reached 12th position by his fabulous performance. This is his career-best rank. Bumrah fell to fifth place and on the other hand, Chahal jumped two positions to reach 14th place.
Coming to the top ten ranks, Munro secured the top place by his 176 runs in England-Australia series and Guptill jumped up to six places to halt at the fifth place from the top.
Among the bowlers, Ish Sodhi secured second place and Samuel Badree climbed two places up to stand at third place and Imad Wasim moved three positions up to secure fourth place. Mitchel Santner lost five points to fall to the sixth position. Adil Rashid stood at 15th position and Andrew Tye secured 49th place. These are the incredible gains when rankings are taken into consideration.
Looking at the all-rounder’s rankings, Glenn Maxwell surpassed Shakib Al Hassan to secure top place by his 233 runs and three wickets in the tri-national series.
The current updates in the rankings are based on Trans-Tasman tri-series won by Australia, India’s 2-1 series win against South Africa, Afganistan’s victory over Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka’s 2-0 victory over Bangladesh.