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NZ series impact: KL Rahul jumps to second place in ICC T20 rankings 

Jasprit Bumrah has gained 26 places to reach 11th position while Yuzvendra Chahal has advanced 10 places to 30th.

Published: 03rd February 2020 06:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd February 2020 06:49 PM   |  A+A-

KL Rahul | AP

KL Rahul scored 224 runs, including two fifties and a 40 plus score, in the five-match series against NZ. (Photo | AP)

By PTI

DUBAI: KL Rahul reaped rewards for his stellar performance in India's 5-0 drubbing of New Zealand as he rose to a career-best second position in the ICC T20 Rankings released on Monday.

Rahul scored 224 runs, including two fifties and a 40 plus score, in the five-match series besides keeping wickets.

Pakistan's Babar Azam maintained pole position while India vice-captain Rohit Sharma entered the top-10 of the batsmen rankings.

Skipper Virat Kohli remained in ninth position.

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Among other Indians, Shreyas Iyer (up 63 places to 55th) and Manish Pandey (up 12 places to 58th) are others who have advanced in the latest rankings.

The story is similar for the India bowling attack as Jasprit Bumrah has gained 26 places to reach 11th position, Yuzvendra Chahal has advanced 10 places to 30th and Shardul Thakur's eight wickets in the series have lifted him 34 places to 57th position.

Navdeep Saini (up 25 places to 71st) and Ravindra Jadeja (up 34 places to 76th) have also moved up.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson's 160 runs in the series have taken him from 23rd to 16th position while Tim Seifert (73rd to 34th) and Ross Taylor (50th to 39th) have also made notable gains in the batsmen's list.

Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi has advanced six places to the 13th spot.



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