Dinesh Karthik jumps 108 places in latest ICC T20 rankings, Ishan Kishan only Indian in top 10


Dinesh Karthik must be loving life right now. The veteran wicket-beater keeper jumped 108 places in the latest edition of the ICC’s T20 rankings on Wednesday, while fellow countryman Ishan Kishan is the only Indian in the top 10.

After helping Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) qualify for the IPL 2022 qualifiers with his performances, Karthik was selected for the Indian tour to South Africa, and with many senior players rested, DK took full advantage of this opportunity.

The same can be said for Kishan, who was India’s best run-geter in the five-game series, with 206 runs at an average of 41.

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Thus, both batsmen have benefited from the latest edition of the ICC T20 rankings, with Karthik currently occupying 87th place, and Kishan, who scored two half centuries against South Africa, is ranked 6th.

Pakistani skipper Babar Azam still holds the No. 1 spot in the T20 batting rankings and Kishan is the only Indian player ranked in the top 10.

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Yuzvendra Chahal was the tallest player in the T20 standings for bowlers, with the Indian spinner jumping three places to 23rd after his six wickets in the South African series.

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Josh Hazlewood retains his position as the top-ranked T20 bowler, with Afghan spinner Rashid Khan (joint third) and Sri Lankan tweaker Wanindu Hasaranga (sixth) both advancing one spot into the top 10.

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Ravindra Jadeja retains his top spot in the versatile testers list with 385 points. He is currently in the UK for India’s next test against England, a spillover from last year’s five-game series, which could not be completed due to a COVID outbreak. -19.

With PTI entries



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