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KL Rahul Rises To fifth Spot, Virat Kohli Drops To eighth In Latest ICC T20I Batting Rankings Update

The International Cricket Council (ICC) launched the newest replace to their ICC batting rankings in T20I format and it noticed former India T20I captain Virat Kohli falling to the 8th spot, whereas new T20I vice-captain KL Rahul rising to the 5th spot within the T20I batting rankings.

Indian group made an early exit from the T20 World Cup 2021 after dropping each their opening two matches to Pakistan and New Zealand respectively in group 2 of the Super 12s spherical. Though India then defeated Afghanistan, Scotland, and Namibia; it was too late for them to claw again as New Zealand and Pakistan certified for the highest 4 from their group.

Virat Kohli. Image Credits: Twitter

KL Rahul’s Three Fifties Help Him Climb To No.4 In T20I Batting Rankings; Virat Kohli Slips To No.8

The newest ICC T20I batting rankings additionally mirrored the identical as Virat Kohli, whose T20I captaincy stint got here to an finish with India’s exit, slipped to eightth spot scoring just one half-century within the match, towards Pakistan.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul regarded immaculate on the evening. (Image: Twitter)

On the opposite hand, KL Rahul, who has been named the brand new T20I vice-captain of the Indian group, climbed up three slots to no.5 rank, due to his three consecutive half-centuries within the match towards Afghanistan, Scotland, and Namibia. This included the now joint-fastest fifty in T20 World Cup in simply 18 balls.

Apart from these two, South Africa batter Aiden Markram additionally made enormous features within the rankings, as his unbeaten knock of 52 in simply 25 balls in South Africa’s victory over Group 1 table-toppers England noticed him climb to the No. 3 spot.

Aiden Markram and Russie Van der Dussen
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His South African teammate Rassie van der Dussen too broke into the highest 10 rankings for batters, climbing six spots to occupy the tenth spot within the newest replace. Van der Dussen scored a Player of the Match-winning knock of 94* towards England, serving to the Proteas put up a frightening complete of 189.

In the T20I bowling rankings, the Australian duo of Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood climbed the charts. Both bowlers have been in prime kind and instrumental in Australia qualifying for the semi-finals the place they’ll face Pakistan in Dubai on November 11.

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