New Zealand’s Mark Chapman and Pakistan’s Iftikhar Ahmed have attained career-best positions in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings at the end of their five-match series in Rawalpindi. Suryakumar Yadav continues to top the rankings and is the only Indian in the top-10. Chapman, who scored an unbeaten 71 off 42 balls and an unbeaten 104 off 57 balls in those two matches to finish the series with a total of 290 runs, jumped 48 places to 35th in the rankings. Went. Chapman’s previous best ranking was 54th in February 2018.
Iftikhar, who scored 36 in the final match, has moved up six places to be joint 38th. He is third behind Mohammad Rizwan (up from 798 rating points to 811 after scoring an unbeaten 98 in the last match) and Babar Azam, who are second and third in the Suryakumar-led list.
Iftikhar’s previous best finish was 43rd in November last year.
Others in the T20I rankings after the series are New Zealand players Chad Bowes (up 82 places to 118th in the batting rankings) and Ish Sodhi (up two places to 14th in the bowling rankings), while Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim moved are at the top of all three lists.
Imad has gained 15 places to reach 127th position among batsmen after scoring 31 runs in the last match, while his figures of three for 19 and two for 21 have seen him move up 120 places to 93rd in the bowling rankings. He has also moved up 44 places to 24th position among all-rounders.
In the weekly ODI rankings update, which takes into account performances in the Oman-Nepal match of the ACC Men’s Premier Cup in Kirtipur, Nepal leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has moved up a place to 22nd among bowlers after taking three for 45. While Kushal Malla’s 64-ball 108 saw him jump 35 places to 110th position.
Oman’s left-arm spinner Zeeshan Maqsood has moved up two places to reach 49th position in the bowling rankings.