Amla cracks Top 10 T20 ranking

2017-10-31 21:29
Hashim Amla (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Proteas opening batsman Hashim Amla has broken into the top 10 of the ICC T20I batting rankings after South Africa won the two-match T20I series against Bangladesh, 2-0.

Amla's 88 runs in the series helped him gain five slots to reach seventh position.

JP Duminy, who stood in as skipper for the injured Faf du Plessis during the series, has moved up three places to move into the top five of the all-rounder rankings.

Proteas batsman David Miller, who smashed a T20 record 35-ball century, moved up 16 places to 22nd in the batting rankings. 

Meanwhile, Proteas spinner Aaron Phangiso moved up 19 places to lie 47th in the bowler rankings.

Imran Tahir, who was absent from the series, has dropped down the bowling ratings and currently sits in fifth position.

Du Plessis also dropped two places - to 12th - in the batting rankings.

ICC T20I batsmen rankings:

1. Virat Kohli (IND) - 811    

2. Aaron Finch (AUS) - 784     

3. Evin Lewis (WI) - 780  

4. Kane Williamson (NZ) - 745      

5. Glenn Maxwell (AUS) -  700    

6. Alex Hales (ENG) - 690   

7. Hashim Amla (RSA) - 683

7. Joe Root (ENG) - 683     

9. Babar Azam (PAK) - 664  

9. M. Shahzad (AFG) - 664    

ICC T20I bowler rankings:

1. Jasprit Bumrah (IND) - 729       

2. Imad Wasim (PAK) - 719   

3. Rashid Khan (AFG) - 717

4. Samuel Badree (WI) -  694     

5. Imran Tahir (RSA) - 691     

6. Sunil Narine (WI) - 676      

7. M. Rahman (BAN) - 667

8. Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) - 661    

8. James Faulkner (AUS) - 661     

10. M. Naveed (UAE) - 626    

ICC T20I all-rounder rankings:

1. Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) - 354     

2. Glenn Maxwell (AUS) - 330     

3. Mohammad Nabi (AFG) - 275 

4. Marlon Samuels (WI) - 270     

5. JP Duminy (RSA) - 213      

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