ICC T20I rankings: Banton, Hafeez make huge gains in standings


England opener Tom Banton and Pakistan’s experienced middle-order batsman Mohammad Hafeez made significant gains in the ICC T20I Rankings after their superb showings in the three-match series that ended in a 1-1 draw on 1 September.

England vs Pakistan effects ICC T20I rankings

Banton’s tally of 137 runs, including a knock of 71 in the washed-out series opener, saw him gain an astounding 152 places to reach 43rd position. 

Hafeez took the spot behind Banton moving up from 68th to 44th after topping the series with 155 runs including a player of the match effort of 86 not out in the final match.

Dawid Malan, who enjoyed a career-best ranking of second in November last year, moved back into the top five after aggregating 84 runs in the series while Jonny Bairstow also gained one place to reach a career-best 22nd position.

Pakistan leg-spinner Shadab Khan’s five wickets, including a haul of three for 34 in the second match, have lifted him one place to eighth position.

Tom Curran of England and Shaheen Afridi of Pakistan have both moved up the list to take joint-20th position. Curran has gained seven slots and Shaheen 14 places after picking up two wickets each in the series. Wahab Riaz (up 18 places to 107th) and Haris Rauf (up 25 places to 157th) were the others to gain in the latest rankings update.

New faces in the rankings

Shaheryar Butt of Belgium was a notable gainer from the Luxembourg T20 Tri-Series, gaining 351 slots to reach 105th position after a fine run that saw him score 125 not out and 81 not out against the Czech Republic and Luxembourg, respectively, on the same day. Sudesh Wickramasekara of the Czech Republic has gained the most among bowlers from the series, advancing 61 slots to reach 290th position.

In the T20I Team Rankings, England remain in second position and Pakistan fourth in the list led by Australia.

Belgium have progressed from 63rd to 47th position after winning all four matches of the tri-series. The Czech Republic have slipped from 54th to 61st and Luxembourg have lost five places to take 63rd position after managing to win one match each.

 ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings (after the England-Pakistan series)

Batsmen (top 10)

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPtsAvgeS/RHighest Rating
1(-)Babar AzamPak86949.93128896 v Eng at Cardiff 2019
2(-)KL RahulInd82445.65146854 v Eng at Old Trafford 2018
3(-)Aaron FinchAus82038.25156901 v Zim at Harare 2018
4(-)Colin MunroNZ78531.34156830 v Pak at Dubai 2018
5(+1)Dawid MalanEng771*50.27149804 v Pak at Old Trafford 2020
6(-1)Glenn MaxwellAus72135.02160838 v SL at Adelaide 2019
7(-)Eoin MorganEng70230.94139872 v Ind at Old Trafford 2011
8(-)H ZazaiAfg676*40.71155736 v WI at Lucknow 2019
9(-)Evin LewisWI67432.20155781 v Eng at Durham 2017
10(-)Virat KohliInd67350.80138897 v Eng at Edgbaston 2014
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 Other selected rankings

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPtsAvgeS/RHighest Rating
22(+1)Jonny BairstowEng56026.58140572 v Pak at Old Trafford 2020
43(+152)Tom BantonEng490*!32.16157490 v Pak at Old Trafford 2020
44(+24)Mohammad HafeezPak48726.83120650 v SL at Dubai 2013
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Bowlers (top 10)

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPtsAvgeEconHighest Rating
1Rashid KhanAfg73612.626.14816 v Ban at Dehradun 2018
2M RahmanAfg73017.726.15745 v Ire at Greater Noida 2020
3Ashton AgarAus712!21.286.73712 v SA at Cape Town 2020
4Adam ZampaAus71219.036.12720 v SL at Brisbane 2019
5Tabraiz ShamsiSA681!35.057.45681 v Aus at Cape Town 2020
6Mitchell SantnerNZ67721.077.36724 v Pak at Wellington 2018
7Imad WasimPak66522.316.12780 v WI at Trinidad 2017
8(+1)Shadab KhanPak65121.077.22768 v Sco at Edinburgh 2018
9(-1)Adil RashidEng64927.237.75716 v WI at St Kitts 2019
10Sheldon CottrellWI639!20.507.83639 v SL at Pallekele 2020
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Other selected rankings

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPtsAvgeEconHighest Rating
20=(+7)Tom CurranEng568!26.739.17568 v Pak at Old Trafford 2020
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All-rounders (top five)

Rank(+/-)PlayerTeamPtsHighest Rating
1(-)Mohammad NabiAfg294355 v Ban at Mirpur 2019
2(-)Sean WilliamsZim213225 v Nepal at Singapore 2019
3(-)Glenn MaxwellAus204368 v SL at Colombo (RPS) 2016
4(-)R BerringtonSco194204 v Ire at Malahide 2019
5(-)Gareth DelanyIre170*/*!170 v Afg at Greater Noida 2020
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