Dawid Malan displaces Babar Azam in the T20 rankings
England’s left-arm batsman David Malan has been in a great rhythm with his bat since his debut in T20 cricket. He also received the award for performing consistently with the bat. Malan displaces Babar Azam, who has been at the top of the T20 rankings for a long time.
The ICC, the governing body of cricket, has released a new ranking at the end of the T20 series between Australia and England. Malan has moved up four steps ahead of Babar Azam. He took the top spot for the first time. Earlier, the best ranking of his career was two. He came to the top after playing only 18 matches.
He was in the top five before the start of the series against Australia. He made a big contribution to the team’s victory by playing an innings of 7 runs in the first match against Ajit. Although he could not make fifty in the second match, he made 42 runs from 32 balls. He made 21 runs in the third and last match. He averaged 43.00 in three matches and scored 129 runs in the series. That is why he has surpassed Babar.
Bairstow is 3 steps ahead with 72 runs in the entire series and is ranked 19th in the career-best. Butler, who is the best in the series with 121 runs in one of the two matches, is ranked 40th to 26th. And Ian Morgan has dropped three steps to ten. Meanwhile, Aaron Finch is in third place with 125 runs in the series.
Leg-spinner Adil Rashid is two steps ahead with a maximum of 6 wickets. Aston Agar is in the third position with 5 wickets. Leg-spinner Adam Jampa is two steps behind. Australian pacer Ken Richardson is in the top ten for the first time with three wickets in the series. Mitchell Stark is 16th, 8 steps ahead and Mark Wood is 41st, 41 steps ahead.