Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan have gained one place while KL Rahul retained, in ICC T20I Rankings


Delhi: India opener KL Rahul has retained his sixth position while Captain Virat Kohli and left-hander Shikhar Dhawan have gained one place each in the latest ICC T20I Rankings for batsmen after featuring in three match series against Sri Lanka that they won 2-0 with one match called off. KL Rahul, the highest-ranked Indian batsman, gained 26 points and is now on 760 rating points, just six behind Australia’s Glenn Maxwell after scores of 45 and 54 in his two innings against Sri Lanka. Kohli, top-ranked in Tests and ODIs, is in ninth position while Shikar Dhawan, who scored 32 and 52 in the two games, is in 15th spot. Manish Pandey has climbed four places to be ranked 70th. The list is topped by Pakistan’s Babar Azam.