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ICC T20I Rankings: Hendricks pushes WC case with strong series against Sri Lanka

Reeza Hendricks and Andile Phehlukwayo have made great strides in the ICC T20I Rankings.

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Proteas batsman Reeza Hendricks made up for a lean return in the ODI series against Sri Lanka by enjoying a terrific series against the same opponent to earn a career-high ICC T20I Rankings position.

Hendricks advanced 26 slots to 15th position after scoring 139 runs in the series and has kept himself in contention for a place in the ODI World Cup squad to be announced soon.

Compatriot Andile Phehlukwayo rose to a career peak ICC T20I bowlers Ranking of 10th. Phehlukwayo claimed 4 for 24 in the third T20I against Sri Lanka played out on Sunday at the Wanderers, taking his series tally up to seven scalps.

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They weren’t the only South Africans plotting a course up the rankings as
JP Duminy’s 76 runs in the series took him from 39th to 32nd and Rassie van der Dussen’s 98 runs helped him move up from 74th to 41st among batsmen in the T20I format, Chris Morris (up two places to 18th) and Tabraiz Shamsi (up 41 places to 35th) are the other notable gainers in the list for bowlers.

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Dwaine Pretorius enjoyed a rare promotion up the order for the third T20I.

Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella gained 19 slots to reach 78th position among batsmen and Lasith Malinga moved up 11 places to 42nd among bowlers.

Malinga moved within one wicket of Shahid Afridi’s record for the most wickets in Twenty20 Internationals.

Isuru Udana has advanced in both lists, moving up 106 slots to 144th among batsmen after scoring 132 runs in the series, including a brutal 84 not out in the second match, he also moved up 12 places to 51st among bowlers.

There has been no change in the ICC T20I Team Rankings with the Proteas and Sri Lanka remaining in fifth and ninth positions respectively. South Africa have gained two points and closed in on Australia, while Sri Lanka have lost two points.

ICC T20I Team Rankings (as of 25 March 2019):

Rank Team Points
1 Pakistan 135
2 India 122
3 England 121
4 Australia 120
5 South Africa 120 (+2)
6 New Zealand 116
7 West Indies 98
8 Afghanistan 93
9 Sri Lanka 84 (-2)
10 Bangladesh 77
11 Scotland 61
12 Zimbabwe 55
13 Netherlands 52
14 Nepal 43
15 UAE 43

(Developed by David Kendix)

ICC T20I Player Rankings (as on 25 March 2019)

Batsmen (top 10)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Eco Highest Rating
1 ( – ) Babar Azam Pak 885 53.72 128 888 v SA at Johannesburg 2019
2 ( – ) Colin Munro NZ 825 33.59 162 830 v Pak at Dubai 2018
3 ( – ) Glenn Maxwell Aus 815! 34.40 158 815 v India at Bengaluru 2019
4 ( – ) Aaron Finch Aus 782 37.13 156 900 v Zim at Harare 2018
5 ( – ) Lokesh Rahul India 726 43.95 149 854 v Eng at Old Trafford 2018
6 ( – ) H Zazai Afg 718*! 75.60 193 718 v Ire at Dehradun 2019
7 ( – ) D’Arcy Short Aus 715* 32.88 121 756 v UAE at Abu Dhabi 2018
8 ( – ) Evin Lewis WI 707 33.52 164 780 v Eng at Durham 2017
9 ( – ) Fakhar Zaman Pak 700 26.46 139 842 v Aus at Harare 2018
10 ( – ) Alex Hales Eng 678 31.01 137 866 v India at Edgbaston 2014

Other selected rankings

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Eco Highest Rating
15 (+26) R Hendricks SA 647*! 27.95 124 647 v SL at Johannesburg 2019
32 (+7) JP Duminy SA 525 38.68 126 713 v NZ at Chittagong 2014
41 (+33) V der Dussen SA 513* 36.14 133 523 v SL at Centurion 2019
78= (+19) N Dickwella SL 349* 19.29 140 400 v Aus at Melbourne 2017
144 (+106) Isuru Udana SL 189*! 28.83 153 189 v SA at Johannesburg 2019
167 (+191) K Mendis SL 152* 16.50 143 253 v SA at Cape Town 2019

Bowlers (top 10)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Eco Highest Rating
1 ( – ) Rashid Khan Afg 780 11.56 6.02 816 v Ban at Dehradun 2018
2 ( – ) Shadab Khan Pak 720 18.59 6.84 769 v Sco at Edinburgh 2018
3 ( – ) Adil Rashid Eng 709 23.97 7.31 716 v WI at St Kitts 2019
4 ( – ) Imad Wasim Pak 705 19.42 5.81 780 v WI at Trinidad 2017
5 ( – ) Kuldeep Yadav India 699 12.97 6.72 728 v NZ at Hamilton 2019
6 ( – ) Adam Zampa Aus 672! 19.43 6.04 672 v India at Bengaluru 2019
7 ( – ) S Al Hasan Ban 658 20.15 6.77 672 v Pak at Mirpur 2014
8 ( – ) Ish Sodhi NZ 657 20.88 7.70 739 v Pak at Wellington 2018
9 ( – ) Faheem Ashraf Pak 655 20.12 7.08 659 v SA at Cape Town 2019
10 (+14) A Phehlukwayo SA 649*! 17.92 7.98 649 v SL at Johannesburg 2019

Other selected rankings

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Avge Eco Highest Rating
18 (+2) Chris Morris SA 601! 20.50 8.39 601 v SL at Johannesburg 2019
21 (+12) A Dananjaya SL 593 32.87 7.66 594 v SA at Centurion 2019
35 (+41) Tabraiz Shamsi SA 534*! 38.60 7.72 534 v SL at Johannesburg 2019
42 (+11) Lasith Malinga SL 505 19.70 7.29 684 v WI at Colombo (RPS) 2015
51 (+12) Isuru Udana SL 459! 35.52 8.62 459 v SA at Johannesburg 2019
168 (+79) Lutho Sipamla SA 185*! 32.75 8.36 185 v SL at Johannesburg 2019

All-rounders (Top five)

Rank (+/-) Player Team Pts Highest Rating
1 ( – ) Glenn Maxwell Aus 390 395 v Eng at Melbourne 2018
2 ( – ) S Al Hasan Ban 338 408 v Pak at Mirpur 2015
3 ( – ) M Nabi Afg 330! 330 v Ire at Dehradun 2019
4 ( – ) Mahmudullah Ban 240! 240 v WI at Mirpur 2018
5 ( – ) R Berrington Sco 221 /*! 221 v OMA at Oman 2019

 

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