Sodhi tops ICC T20I rankings, Imad slips to second position

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Sodhi tops ICC T20I rankings, Imad slips to second position

New Zealand’s leg-spinner Sodhi replaces Pakistan’s all-rounder Imad Wasim as the No. 1 T20I bowler in the current ICC Rankings, while Kiwis’ hard-hitting opener Colin Munro leading the T20I batsmen rankings.

Black Caps also regained the No. 1 team ranking in the T20 format with their 119-run demolition of the West Indies in the third and final match in Mt Maunganui on Wednesday.

Munro and Sodhi became the second New Zealand pair after Brendon McCullum and Daniel Vettori to claim the top T20 batting and bowling positions at the same time.

Auckland left-hander Munro became the first player to score three T20 internationals centuries with his 53-ball 104 on Wednesday, finishing as the leading run-getter in the series with 223 at a strike-rate of almost 200.

“It’s been a bit of a goal of mine to get up the rankings and to get to the top is pretty special” Munro said

Sodhi is the third Black Caps bowler to rise to the top after Daniel Vettori and Shane Bond,

“I’m really grateful for the success I’ve had and I’m stoked to be ranked number-one,” Sodhi said.

The second and third position is occupied by Pakistan’s Imad Wasim and Afghanistan’s leg-spinner Rashid Khan respectively, in ICC T20I rankings.

Twenty20 Batsmen

Rank Name Country

Rating

NZ 793
AUS 784
IND 776
WI 734
IND 726
AUS 700
NZ 695
ENG 690
ENG 683
SA 683

 

 

Twenty 20 Bowlers

Rank Name Country Rating
NZ 726
PAK 719
AFG 717
IND 702
NZ 695
SA 691
WI 691
BAN 667
AUS 661
BAN 661

 

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