Muhammad Rizwan advances in ICC men's T20I rankings

02:16 PM | 24 Nov, 2021
Muhammad Rizwan advances in ICC men's T20I rankings

DUBAI – Pakistani opening batsman Rizwan’s outstanding performance in the three-match series against Bangladesh has lifted him another place to 4th position in the ICC Men's T20I Rankings.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) released the latest ranking of batting in a limited-overs match where the 29-year-old moved up one spot and stood at the fourth-best batsman in the world with 735 points.

Pakistan’s captain and star player Babar Azam retained the top position in the list and still stands the best batsman in the world in 20-overs cricket format with 809 points followed by Englands’s Dawid Malan and Proteas player Aiden Markram.

Fakhar Zaman also moves up from 40th to 35th while, pacer Hasan Ali has advanced 16 spots to Number 44 and Shadab Khan has climbed two spots to Number 14.

Earlier, Babar Azam and Rizwan surpassed India's Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan to become the duo with the most century partnerships in T20I cricket.

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This was the fifth instance of the opening batsman adding over 100 runs for Pakistan's first wicket, one more than Rohit and Dhawan's tally of 4. Babar and Rizwan also surpassed New Zealand's pair of Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson.