ICC T20I Rankings: Mohammad Riwan dethrones top-ranked Babar Azam

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Pakistan batter Mohammad Rizwan has dethroned his skipper Babar Azam at the top of the ICC T20I Batting Rankings.Rizwan has been rewarded for his exceptional run in the ongoing Asia Cup.He slammed a match-winning 71 in Pakistan’s five-wicket win over India in Super Four stage.Rizwan also smashed an unbeaten 78 against Hong Kong.Here are further details.

Rizwan attains this feat

Rizwan now tops the ICC T20I Rankings for batters with 815 rating points.He has a lead of 21 points over second-placed Babar.Notably, Rizwan has become only the third Pakistan batter to top the T20I Rankings after Babar and Misbah-ul-Haq.Babar has held the top spot for a record 1,155 days throughout his career (as of September 7, 2022).

Most T20I runs for Pakistan in 2022

Rizwan is Pakistan’s leading run-getter in T20Is this year.He has already smashed 215 runs in four innings, averaging a whopping 71.66.He has churned those many runs at a decent rate (127.21).His knocks in 2022 read 23 (vs Australia), 43 (vs India), 78* (vs Hong Kong), and 71 (vs India).Babar follows Rizwan with 99 runs.

Fourth-highest run-getter for Pakistan

Rizwan’s 43 against India in the group stage match saw him race to 1,705 runs in T20Is.He pipped Umar Akmal (1,690) to become the fourth-highest run-getter for Pakistan in the format.He currently ranks behind Babar Azam (2,719), Mohammad Hafeez (2,514), and Shoaib Malik (2,423).As per ESPNcricinfo, Rizwan also steered clear of former South African cricketer AB de Villiers (1,672).

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