KL Rahul rises to 2nd in ICC T20 Rankings, Virat Kohli stays seventh
KL Rahul has been in prolific form in the Twnety20 Internationals and was also evident during his stint with Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League 2020. While he rises in the ICC T20 Rankings, skipper Virat Kohli is struggling at the seventh spot.
Indian wicketkeeper-batsman, KL Rahul's glorious form in the Twenty20 Internationals has been rewarded. He has risen to the second spot in the ICC T20 Rankings.
According to the latest and updated rankings by the International Cricket Council, following the conclusion of T20I series between Pakistan and South Africa, Rahul has gained a place. It happened after Pakistan's Babar Azam dropped a couple of spots, to fourth, while Indian skipper Virat Kohli continues to stay in the seventh spot.
Among the bowlers, no Indian features in the top-10. The highest-ranked Indian in the department happens to be spinner Washington Sundar (12th), followed by pacer Jasprit Bumrah (16th).
As for the all-rounders, India does not have any, not just in top-10, but also in the top-20.
Considering the team rankings, New Zealand stays on the top. India is placed second, while it would be eyeing the top spot in the upcoming five-match series against England at home.