Hardik Pandya moves to 5th spot in ICC T20I rankings, reaches the best rank of his career

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Hardik Pandya

After blasting in India’s opening Asia Cup encounter against Pakistan, Hardik Pandya has improved significantly in his T20 ranks. In the most recent MRF Tyres ICC Rankings, several Asia Cup stars have advanced, with Hardik Pandya leading the numerous changes.

Particularly in the T20 all-around ranking, Hardik has advanced 8 spots to the top 5. Hardik has achieved his highest T20 ranking to date. At the same time, Mohammad Nabi is ranked first in the T20 all-round rankings, followed by Shakib at number two and Moeen Ali at number three. Maxwell, an Australian, is ranked fourth. With 167 points, Hardik Pandya has earned the fifth spot.

The hard-hitting fast bowler took 3/25 and scored 33 runs off only 17 balls, underscoring how crucial his contribution will be to India’s success at the T20 World Cup later this year in Australia. He received the player of the match award for his crucial knock against Pakistan.

MRF Worldwide ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings – Latest update

“Some big movements in the MRFWorldwide ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings after the first few matches of Asia Cup 2022,” tweeted ICC

ICC Men’s T20I All-rounders rankings

RankPlayerTeamRating
1Mohammad NabiAFG257
2Shakib Al HasanBAN245
3Moeen AliENG221
4Glenn MaxwellAUS183
5Hardik PandyaIND167
6J.J. SmitNAM160
7Zeeshan MaqsoodOMA158
8Rohan MustafaUAE156
9Dipendra AireeNEP152
10Aiden MarkramSA151

T20I batting top ten; no new entrants 

No new players entered the top ten T20I batting rankings, but Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan moved up to second (796) to join Babar Azam (810) in the top two spots. Hazratullah Zazai of Afghanistan scored 23 (26), and 37 (28), which helped him move up three spots to 14th (611).

Rahmanullah Gurbaz, a teammate, rose five positions to 29th. Moving up in all three Test ranking lists was a result of Ben Stokes’ contribution to England’s victory against South Africa, which also caused changes in the other two formats.

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