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Babar Azam Climbs In Updated ICC T20I Batting Standings

Babar Azam Climbs In Updated ICC T20I Batting Standings

The International Cricket Council (ICC) recently updated its T20I batting rankings, revealing that Babar Azam, the prominent Pakistani batsman, has ascended to the fourth position in the latest standings. According to the refreshed ICC T20I batting rankings, Babar Azam has surpassed Aiden Markram from South Africa, accumulating a total of 763 points.

In the recent five-match series against New Zealand, Babar Azam showcased his exceptional batting prowess, emerging as a standout performer for the Green Shirts despite Pakistan losing the series 4-1. His remarkable batting skills propelled him to the second-highest run-scorer position, amassing a total of 213 runs across five matches. Notably, Babar Azam maintained an impressive average of 42.60, coupled with a striking strike rate of 142.00, achieving three half-centuries in the process.

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The latest ICC T20I batting rankings reveal the following standings:

1. India – Suryakumar Yadav – 869
2. England – Phil Salt – 802
3. Pakistan – Mohammad Rizwan – 775
4. Pakistan – Babar Azam – 763
5. South Africa – Aiden Markram – 755
6. India – Yashasvi Jaiswal – 739
7. South Africa – Rile Rossouw – 689
8. England – Jos Buttler – 680
9. India – Ruturaj Gaikwad – 661
10. South Africa – Reeza Hendricks – 660

Suryakumar Yadav from India currently leads the ICC T20I batting rankings with an impressive 869 rating points. His ascent to the top position followed a remarkable century in the final game of India’s series against South Africa. Phil Salt, the proficient English wicketkeeper-batsman, secures the second position with 802 points.

Additionally, Mohammad Rizwan, Pakistan’s wicketkeeper-batsman and vice-captain, holds the third position with 775 points in the ICC T20I batting rankings.

The rankings reflect the dynamic nature of T20I cricket, with players from various cricketing nations competing for the top spots based on their recent performances. Babar Azam’s rise to the fourth position underscores his consistent and impactful contributions to the Pakistani team, especially in the face of tough competition on the international stage.

As the T20I landscape continues to evolve, these rankings serve as a barometer of individual player performances and contribute to the overall narrative of international cricket. The competition among players to secure and maintain their positions in the rankings adds an extra layer of excitement for fans and enthusiasts alike. Babar Azam’s achievement in reaching the fourth position is a testament to his skill, determination, and resilience in the highly competitive world of T20I cricket.