India’s wrist-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal climbed 12 spots to become the number 2 bowler in the world, as per the latest ICC T20I Rankings for bowlers.
The in-form player picked up eight wickets in the recently concluded Nidahas Trophy.
He has been performing consistently since 2017 and ended the year as the highest wicket-taker.
He achieved a career-high 706 rating-points and is behind Rashid Khan.
Top 10Spinners rule the roost in ICC T20I bowlers Rankings
Spinners occupy the top four places in the ICC Bowlers Rankings in T20Is.
Rashid Khan leads the show, with Yuzvendra Chahal, Ish Sodhi and Samuel Badree following suit.
The rest are Imad Wasim, Mitchell Santner, Imran Tahir, Mustafizur Rahman, Sunil Narine, Mohammad Naveed.
India’s 18-year-old Washington Sundar, who was exceptional in the Nidahas Trophy, moved 151 places to 31st spot.
ICC T20I Top 10 Batsmen Rankings
New Zealand opener Colin Munro is the number 1 batsmen in T20Is. The rest are Glenn Maxwell, Babar Azam, Aaron Finch, Martin Guptill, Evin Lewis, Alex Hales, Virat Kohli, Mohammad Shahzad and Hamilton Masakadza.
ICC T20I Top 10 Team Rankings
India hung on to their third spot in the ICC T20I Rankings. Pakistan sit atop with 126 points, with Australia second. India have 124 points. The next 7 teams are New Zealand, West Indies, England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.