DUBAI – A powerful efficiency in ongoing Asia Cup 2022 event helped Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan to safe high spot in newest ICC T20 Batting Rankings issued on Wednesday.
Rizwan has dethroned skipper Babar Azam, who was reigning as No.1 T20 batsman for a number of months, because the latter couldn’t present higher efficiency within the ongoing event within the United Arab Emirates.
The appropriate-hand batsman is main the rating with 815 factors whereas Azam is on the second place with 794 factors adopted by South Africa’s Aiden Markram and India’s Suryakumar Yadav.
Rizwan has been in beautiful type within the Asia Cup, main the run charts with 192 runs in three matches.
Rizwan was Pakistan’s mainstay with the bat of their matches towards Hong Kong and India, scoring 78* and 71 respectively of their back-to-back victories. His performances have seen him acquire one spot, overtaking Babar who has endured a lean run within the event to date.
Rizwan turns into solely the third Pakistan batter to high the T20I rankings chart after Babar and Misbah-ul-Haq. Babar has been on the high of the T20I batting charts for 1155 days in his profession (as of seven September), stated ICC in its weblog.