DUBAI – Babar Azam is in peril of dropping his place as one of the best T20I batsman on the planet after Indian participant Suryakumar Yadav inched nearer to develop into quantity on MRF Tyres ICC Males’s Participant Rankings.
Yadav displayed spectacular efficiency in India’s ongoing T20I sequence towards West Indies that helped him getting sharp rise within the newest rankings replace.
The ICC launched their weekly replace of the rankings on Wednesday and Yadav surged up three spots to second general on the T20I listing for batters, with Babar now simply two score factors forward of the in-form right-hander, stated ICC in its weblog.
Yadav solely made his worldwide debut initially of final yr and his fast latest rise has come on the again of a century towards England in Nottingham final month and a trendy half-century towards West Indies on Tuesday.
The Indian participant is prone to get the prospect to overhaul Babar on the head of proceedings over the approaching week, with India nonetheless having two extra video games towards West Indies remaining of their five-match sequence.
Yadav my dethrone Babar because the No.1 ranked batter if he managed to maintain the momentum in remaining matches, given Pakistan’s subsequent T20I contest is on the finish of the month towards India on the Asia Cup.
Pakistan veteran Mohammad Rizwan retained the third spot whereas South Africa’s Aiden Markram and England left-hander Dawid Malan are at fourth and fifth locations, respectively.