Babar consolidates its leadership position

Dubai [UAE], July 14 (ANI): West Indies spinner Fabian Allen entered the top 10 of the ICC T20I men’s ranking on Wednesday after seeing his team perform well in the ongoing five-game series against the ‘Australia.

The 26-year-old left-arm spinner climbed 16 spots to reach 10th in the bowlers list after notching three wickets in the first three games, all of which were won by the West Indies, who defend their ICC Men’s T20 World Title of the Cup later this year.

Fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell (up two places to 22nd), Dwayne Bravo (up to seven places to 37th) and Obed McKoy (up 15 places to 38th) also moved up the bowlers list to the West Indies, while for Australia, left-arm fast pitcher Mitchell Starc advanced five spots and is now in 29th.

Shimron Hetmyer (up 37 places at 62nd) and Lendl Simons (up six places at 64th) have climbed the list of batsmen, as have veterans Chris Gayle and Andre Russell, who are tied for 103rd place after have gained 22 and 38 places respectively. .

In the ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings update, which takes into account the performances of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League series which England won 3-0 against Pakistan, and two matches in the current series Ireland- South Africa, Babar Azam has consolidated its position at the top.

The 26-year-old Pakistani captain, who scored 158 points in the final game of the series, has gained eight classification points to reach a career-high 873 points, 16 more than Indian captain Virat Kohli, who occupies second. square. . Rohit Sharma is third with 825 classification points.

Others up for grabs in Wednesday’s updates include Irish pair William Porterfield (up five places in 74th) and Harry Trector (up 37 places in 90th), South Africa’s Janneman Malan ( up 12 places at 95th) and Englishman James Vince (up 85 places at 113th) in the batting list.

England’s fast pitcher Saqib Mahmood (up 89 places to 63rd), Irishman Craig Young (up four places to 78th) and Joshua Little (up 22 places to 86th) have advanced among the bowlers.

In the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings, Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor advanced after hits of 81 and 92 in the single test against Bangladesh in Harare, which his team lost by 220 points. It is up to seven places at the 28th position.

Bowlers Blessing Muzarabani (up six places in 45th) and Donald Tiripano (up three places in 76th) are other Zimbabwe players up for grabs in the latest weekly update.

For Bangladesh, centenary Mahmudullah is up 19 places to 44th and Liton Das has gained 15 places and is now 55th. Spinner Mehidy Hasan is up six spots to place 24th after finishing with a nine-wicket game. Quick pitcher Taskin Ahmed moved from 95th to 89th position. (ANI)

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