Pakistan has grabbed the second spot in the latest ICC T20 Rankings after securing three back-to-back victories in the ongoing T20 World Cup. The country has pushed India to third slot.

As per latest rankings shared by the ICC, Pakistan gained the spot after securing a victory in their match against Afghanistan of the ongoing world tournament. Pakistan, before the start of the world cup, were five points behind India. The team recovered the gap with the help of three consecutive wins.

The Men in Green are now ranked second with 265 points while India has 264 points. Whereas England is still at the top with 279 points. The rankings will continue to change as the competition progresses.

ICC had on Wednesday, also updated the player’s individual rankings in which Pakistan’s Haris Rauf and Shaheen Afridi significantly improved their standings. In the new ranking list, Haris Rauf is now in the top 20s, while Shaheen Shah Afridi has closed the gap to being included in the top 10 bowlers. Among batters, Mohammad Rizwan has gotten closer to the top three.

Mohammad Rizwan has jumped from 7th spot in the batter’s list to the 4th position, behind Dawid Malan, Babar Azam and Aiden Markram. Rizwan scored 79 against India and 33 against New Zealand in the first two T20 World Cup matches.

Meanwhile, Pakistan’s skipper Babar Azam retains 2nd place in the batters’ chart. However, he has closed the gap with topper Dawid Malan.

From : pk.mashable.com

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