Some of these kind of players have performed miraculously in Asia Cup 2022, which probably no one would have expected. Out of form for the last 1020 days, Virat Kohli has made a strong comeback by scoring a century against Afghanistan. Apart from this, Powerplay expert Bhuvneshwar Kumar also took a lot of wickets with his swing.
Dubai. Some of these kind of players have performed miraculously in Asia Cup 2022, which probably no one would have expected. Out of form for the last 1020 days, Virat Kohli has made a strong comeback by scoring a century against Afghanistan. Apart from this, Powerplay expert Bhuvneshwar Kumar also took a lot of wickets with his swing. Wanindu Hasaranga of Asia Cup winners Sri Lanka also put in a strong performance. The ICC T20I rankings have also seen a lot of changes following the strong performances of the players. Wanindu Hasaranga, Virat Kohli and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have proved to be big movers in the ICC T20I rankings.
Also Read: Sourav-Shah pair to remain in BCCI, SC approves change related to cooling off period
In the bowlers table, Sri Lanka won the Asia Cup for the sixth time Hasranga has made a major contribution. Hasranga, Be the second highest wicket taker after Bhuvneshwar. Hasaranga, who was named player of the tournament, took nine wickets at an economy rate of 7.39.
Legendary Indian batsman Virat Kohli has improved 14 places to 15th in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings released on Wednesday after a strong performance in the recently concluded Asia Cup T20 tournament. Kohli scored 276 runs in five matches in the Asia Cup played in the UAE. During this he scored his first century in international cricket in three years.
Also Read: T20 World Cup | Bangladesh announce squad for T20 World Cup, former captain Mahmudullah out
The list is headed by Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan (810 rating points), while middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav (755 rating points) is the best Indian batsman at fourth place. Indian captain Rohit Sharma (606 rating points) is ranked 14th in this list. In the bowlers’ list, Bhuvneshwar Kumar dropped one place to seventh, while Ravichandran Ashwin (up nine places to 41st) and Axar Patel (up 14 places to 57th) managed to improve their rankings.
Pakistan’s Haris Rauf (up nine places to 25th) and Mohammad Nawaz (up seven places to 25th) are also among the bowlers to improve their rankings with good performances in the Asia Cup. Australia’s Josh Hazlewood (792 rating points), South Africa’s Tabrez Shamsi (716 rating points) and England’s Adil Rashid (702 rating points) continue to occupy the top three spots on the bowlers’ list. Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi, meanwhile, lost the top spot in the all-rounder’s list. Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan is now the top-ranked all-rounder.