Surya Kumar Yadav soars to number one spot in ICC T20 batting rankings

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Surya Kumar Yadav soars to number one spot in ICC T20 batting rankings

DUBAI, MAY 15: In the latest T20 cricket rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC), Indian batsman Surya Kumar Yadav has ascended to the coveted number one position among batsmen, showcasing his prowess on the global stage.

Despite stiff competition, Yadav’s consistent performance has propelled him to the top spot, earning recognition for his exceptional skills with the bat.

Meanwhile, Pakistani cricketers Muhammad Rizwan and Babar Azam have maintained their respective positions at third and fourth place in the rankings, demonstrating their enduring excellence in the T20 format. Fakhr Zaman has made notable progress, climbing four places to secure the 57th position, reflecting his improving form and contribution to the team’s success.

In the all-rounder category, Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga and Bangladesh’s Shakib-ul-Hasan share the limelight, jointly holding the top position with 228 points each. Their remarkable all-round abilities have earned them well-deserved recognition in the cricketing world.

Among Pakistani all-rounders, Shadab Khan stands strong at the 11th position, while Imad Wasim follows closely behind at 17th place, showcasing Pakistan’s depth in talent across various cricketing disciplines.

In the bowling department, England’s Adil Rashid continues to reign supreme, maintaining his stronghold at the top of the rankings. Pakistani fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi has retained his 14th position, underscoring his significance as a potent force in the bowling lineup.