Reeza Hendricks, Andile Phehlukwayo achieve career-best T20I rankings

Reeza Hendricks, Andile Phehlukwayo achieve career-best T20I rankings

JP Duminy, Dickwella, Malinga and Udana among others to gain in rankings update after South Africa-Sri Lanka series.

Reeza Hendricks
Reeza Hendricks. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The South Africa opener Reeza Hendricks and all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo attained career-best positions in batting and bowling, respectively, in the latest ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings after the team’s 3-0 series sweep over Sri Lanka. Hendricks has advanced 26 slots to 15th position after scoring 139 runs in the series, including two half-centuries, while Phehlukwayo has moved up 14 slots to 10th position after taking seven wickets in two matches, including a haul of four for 24 in the last match in Johannesburg on Sunday.

Jean-Paul Duminy’s 76 runs in the series have taken him from 39th to 32nd and Rassie van der Dussen’s 98 runs have helped him move up from 74th to 41st among batsmen, while Chris Morris (up two places to 18th) and Tabraiz Shamsi (up 41 places to 35th) are the notable gainers in the list for bowlers.

For Sri Lanka, Niroshan Dickwela has gained 19 slots to reach 78th position among batsmen and Lasith Malinga has moved up 11 places to 42nd among bowlers. Isuru Udana has advanced in both lists, moving up 106 slots to 144th among batsmen after scoring 132 runs in the series, including an 84 not out in the second match, and up 12 places to 51st among bowlers.

There has been no change in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Team Rankings with South Africa and Sri Lanka remaining on fifth and ninth positions. South Africa have gained two points and closed in on Australia, while Sri Lanka have lost two points.

ICC T20I Team Rankings (as of 25 March 2019):

Rank Team Points
1 Pakistan 135
2 India 122
3 England 121
4 Australia 120
5 South Africa 120 (+2)
6 New Zealand 116
7 West Indies 98
8 Afghanistan 93
9 Sri Lanka 84 (-2)
10 Bangladesh 77
11 Scotland 61
12 Zimbabwe 55
13 Netherlands 52
14 Nepal 43
15 UAE 43

(Developed by David Kendix)

ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings (as on 25 March 2019)

Batsmen (top 10)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Eco
1 ( – ) Babar Azam Pak 885 53.72 128
2 ( – ) Colin Munro NZ 825 33.59 162
3 ( – ) Glenn Maxwell Aus 815! 34.40 158
4 ( – ) Aaron Finch Aus 782 37.13 156
5 ( – ) Lokesh Rahul India 726 43.95 149
6 ( – ) H Zazai Afg 718*! 75.60 193
7 ( – ) D’Arcy Short Aus 715* 32.88 121
8 ( – ) Evin Lewis WI 707 33.52 164
9 ( – ) Fakhar Zaman Pak 700 26.46 139
10 ( – ) Alex Hales Eng 678 31.01 137

Other selected rankings

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Eco
15 (+26) R Hendricks SA 647*! 27.95 124
32 (+7) JP Duminy SA 525 38.68 126
41 (+33) V der Dussen SA 513* 36.14 133
78= (+19) N Dickwella SL 349* 19.29 140
144 (+106) Isuru Udana SL 189*! 28.83 153
167 (+191) K Mendis SL 152* 16.50 143

Bowlers (top 10)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Eco
1 ( – ) Rashid Khan Afg 780 11.56 6.02
2 ( – ) Shadab Khan Pak 720 18.59 6.84
3 ( – ) Adil Rashid Eng 709 23.97 7.31
4 ( – ) Imad Wasim Pak 705 19.42 5.81
5 ( – ) Kuldeep Yadav India 699 12.97 6.72
6 ( – ) Adam Zampa Aus 672! 19.43 6.04
7 ( – ) S Al Hasan Ban 658 20.15 6.77
8 ( – ) Ish Sodhi NZ 657 20.88 7.70
9 ( – ) Faheem Ashraf Pak 655 20.12 7.08
10 (+14) A Phehlukwayo SA 649*! 17.92 7.98

Other selected rankings

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Eco
18 (+2) Chris Morris SA 601! 20.50 8.39
21 (+12) A Dananjaya SL 593 32.87 7.66
35 (+41) Tabraiz Shamsi SA 534*! 38.60 7.72
42 (+11) Lasith Malinga SL 505 19.70 7.29
51 (+12) Isuru Udana SL 459! 35.52 8.62
168 (+79) Lutho Sipamla SA 185*! 32.75 8.36

All-rounders (Top five)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts
1 ( – ) Glenn Maxwell Aus 390
2 ( – ) S Al Hasan Ban 338
3 ( – ) M Nabi Afg 330!
4 ( – ) Mahmudullah Ban 240!
5 ( – ) R Berrington Sco 221 /*!

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