Mohammad Rizwan’s bat has laughed since the first match of the current Asia Cup. He has scored 192 runs in 3 matches so far. An innings of 71 runs against India after an unbeaten 78 runs against Hong Kong. Rizwan got the award for this consistent performance with the bat. This Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman has topped the list of batsmen in the ICC T20 rankings. Teammate Babar Azam has been toppled.
On the other hand, Babar has not been able to shine in the Asia Cup so far. Pakistan captain’s three matches runs 10, 9 and 14. Which has an impact on his ranking. One step down. Currently Babar’s rating point is 794, Rizwan’s 815.
As the third cricketer in Pakistan, Rizwan took the top spot in the list of T20 batsmen. The previous achievement was held by Babar Azam and Misbah-ul-Haq. Babar made it a habit to be at the top. He was at the top for 1155 days before losing his spot.
ICC released the weekly update of the rankings today based on last week’s performance. Naturally, the Asia Cup performance has had a big impact on that. Pathum Nisanka has scored runs in Sri Lanka’s last three matches in the tournament. He played an innings of 52 runs against India. The result of which he got in hand, came up to the eighth number of the ranking.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz has advanced 14 steps. He played an innings of 84 runs against Sri Lanka in the Super Four at number 15. Rohit Sharma, who played an innings of 72 runs against Sri Lanka, has also advanced four steps and is at number 13.
In the list of bowlers, the performers of the Asia Cup are also winners. Afghanistan’s Mujibur Rahman advanced three steps and jointly took the sixth place with Akil Hossain. Mahesh Thikshana also got the best performance award. Five steps ahead and placed in the top ten, is at number 8. Shadab Khan has also moved one step ahead to number 14.