Mohammad Rizwan has scored 192 runs in 3 matches in Asia Cup so far.
At the same time, Babar Azam has so far scored 33 runs in 3 matches in the Asia Cup.
Mohammad Rizwan has reached the top of the rankings with 815 rating points.
Mohammad Rizwan has risen to the top of the ICC Men’s T20 International batting rankings with 815 points after his exceptional performance in the Asia Cup 2022. With this, wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan has become only the third Pakistan player after Babar Azam and Misbah-ul-Haq to be ranked No. 1 in the ICC Men’s T20 International batting rankings.
Mohammad Rizwan has now become the new No. 1 ranked T20 International batsman in the world, beating Babar Azam. Rizwan has been in excellent form in the Asia Cup. He has scored 192 runs in 3 matches and is at the top of the list. Rizwan was brilliant with the bat in matches against Hong Kong and India. In Pakistan’s successive victories, he scored 78* and 71 against Hong Kong and India respectively. His performance helped him to secure a position beating Babar. There itself. Babar Azam has scored fewer runs in the tournament so far. He has scored just 33 runs in 3 matches.
Rizwan is the third batsman to top the T20 rankings
Babar Azam has been at the top of the T20 International batting charts for 1155 days in his career. While Misbah-ul-Haq was at the top for 313 days from 20 April 2008 to 27 February 2009. Now Rizwan has reached the top of the T20 International rankings. Sri Lanka’s Pathum Nisanka has reached No. 8 after his impressive performance in the Asia Cup. Nisanka has scored 20, 35 and 52 in his last three matches. His latest performance saw Sri Lanka defeat India in the Super 4 match.
Suryakumar Yadav slips to fourth place
Afghanistan batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz has also taken a long jump. In the Super Four match of the Asia Cup 2022, he has reached number 15 after scoring 84 runs against Sri Lanka. Indian captain Rohit Sharma has also moved up four places to number 13 after his 72-run knock against Sri Lanka. At the same time, Suryakumar Yadav, who is in the top 3, has now reached the fourth place. Aiden Markram of South Africa has reached the third place with 792 points after Babar Azam in second place with 794 points.
Sri Lanka-Afghanistan spinners benefit
In the bowling charts, the spinners of Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have benefited the most after their stellar performances. Mujeeb ur Rahman’s 2/30 helped him move to joint No. 6 with Aqeel Hossein. Mahish Teeksha remained at his economical best during the Asia Cup 2022, registering figures of 1/23, 1/29 and 1/29 in the last three matches. He got a lot of reward for this. He is included in the top 10. Mahish has jumped five places to the eighth position. Pakistan’s Shadab Khan has also moved up to 14th position after 4/8 and 2/31 against Hong Kong and India respectively.