Surya continues to top, Ishan sees massive rise as ICC updates player rankings
Suryakumar Yadav with Hardik Pandya [Source: Twitter]
Riding on his stellar performance in the New Zealand series, Suryakumar Yadav has maintained his top position in the updated ICC Men's T20I batting rankings.
Suryakumar, who hammered a breathtaking hundred recently, has 890 points to his name, leading second-placed Mohammad Rizwan by a whopping 54-point margin.
Among other batters, Ishan Kishan has moved ten places up to the 33rd position, while Devon Conway has dethroned Babar Azam to claim the third position. New Zealand duo Glenn Phillips (up one spot to seventh) and Kane Williamson (up five spots to 35th) have also been rewarded for their impressive outings in India T20Is.
On the other hand, Tim Southee and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have seen decent gains in the bowlers' rankings, each moving two spots up to the eleventh and fourteenth position, respectively.
Meanwhile, Travis Head and Adam Zampa have emerged as the most notable gainers in the ODI batters and bowlers rankings, respectively, following their phenomenal performance in the England home series.
While Head has moved twelve places up to 30th, Zampa has leapt eight spots to the seventh position. Among others, David Warner has moved up one place to fifth, while Steve Smith has jumped three places to seventh in the batters' rankings.