Mitchell Marsh and Mohammad Naim move up to joint-25th in ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings

Mitchell Marsh and Mohammad Naim move up to joint-25th in ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has moved up six places to 56th among batters and gained three slots to reach the 18th position among bowlers while retaining second position in the list of all-rounders.

Mitchell Marsh
Mitchell Marsh (L) of Australia celebrates the dismissal of Lendl Simmons. (Photo by RANDY BROOKS/AFP via Getty Images)

Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh and Bangladesh opener Mohammad Naim have moved up to joint-25th position in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings after the opening game of their five-match series in Dhaka on Tuesday.

Marsh has advanced 13 places after top-scoring for Australia with a run-a-ball 45 while left-hander Naim has gained seven slots with a 29-ball 30, in the latest weekly update that includes performances in the four-match series between the West Indies and Pakistan and the last two matches of the Sri Lanka-India series.

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has moved up six places to 56th among batters and gained three slots to reach 18th position among bowlers while retaining second position in the list of all-rounders led by Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi.

West Indies players gain in ICC Rankings as well

For the West Indies, Nicholas Pooran’s unbeaten 62 in the series opener against Pakistan has lifted him 15 places to 48th position. Fast bowlers Dushmantha Chameera of Sri Lanka (up 19 places to joint-18th).

Jason Holder of the West Indies (up 17 places to 53rd) and Pakistan’s Hasan Ali (up six places to 60th) have moved up among bowlers after that match.

Other movements in the bowlers’ list see India seam bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar advance four places to 12th, West Indies leg-spinner Hayden Walsh gain four slots to 34th, Bangladesh’s left-arm fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman move from 46th to 30th and Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya gain 29 slots to reach 36th position.

Outside the top 50, the Australia pair of Andrew Tye (up seven places to 70th) and Josh Hazlewood (up 33 places to 77th) have made notable progress after finishing with one and three wickets, respectively, in the 23-run loss.

Here are the top 10 batsmen according to ICC T20I Rankings

S.No Player Name Team Rating
1 Dawid Malan England 841
2 Babar Azam Pakistan 819
3 Aaron Finch Australia 795
4 Devon Conway New Zealand 774
5 Virat Kohli India 717
6 Lokesh Rahul India 699
7 Mohammad Rizwan Pakistan 692
8 Martin Guptill New Zealand 688
9 Evin Lewis West Indies 664
10 Rassie van der Dussen South Africa 650

Here are the top 10 bowlers according to the ICC T20I Rankings

S.No Player Name Team Rating
1 Tabraiz Shamsi South Africa 792
2 Wanindu De Silva Sri Lanka 764
3 Rashid Khan Afghanistan 719
4 Adil Rashid England 689
5 Mujeeb Ur Rahman Afghanistan 687
6 Tim Southee New Zealand 669
7 Adam Zampa Australia 663
8 Ashton Agar Australia 647
9 Ish Sodhi New Zealand 640
10 Mitchell Santner New Zealand 616

Here are the top 5 all-rounders according to ICC T20I Rankings

S.No Player Name Team Rating
1 Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan 285
2 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 252
3 Richard Berrington Scotland 194
4 Glenn Maxwell Australia 178
5 Khawar Ali Oman 159