Indian opener Lokesh Rahul, who was Man of the Series in the T20 series against New Zealand, has gained the most in the latest ICC T20 rankings. With him, Jasprit Bumrah has also made a big jump in the latest ICC T20 rankings. Apart from these two, Rohit Sharma, Manish Pandey and Shreyas Iyer have also improved their rankings.
In the rankings released on Monday, KL Rahul has reached number two in the list of batsmen. Bumrah has gained 26 places in the list of bowlers. Rahul scored 244 runs in the five-match T20 series that ended with New Zealand and for this, he received the Man of the Series award.
Before this, KL had the best career ranking at number four but has now reached second place with 823 rating points. Apart from them, Rohit Sharma has climbed three places to 10th, Shreyas Iyer has jumped 63 places to 55th and Manish Pandey has jumped 12 places to number 58.
Babar Azam of Pakistan sits on top with 879 rating points. Apart from Rahul and Rohit in the top-10, there is now also captain Virat Kohli, who is at number 9.
Among the bowlers, Jasprit Bumrah has jumped 26 places to reach number 11. Yuzvendra Chahal rose 10 places to 30th and Shardul Thakur, who took eight wickets in the five-match T20 series against New Zealand, climbed 34 places to 57th.
Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan is first and his teammate Mujib ur Rehman is second.