Arnav Chopra ∙ Nov 2 2022, 8:30 AM

ICC Rankings: Surya Kumar Yadav becomes no.1 batter in T20I cricket

image-l9zd8u8wSuryakumar Yadav (Source: AP Newsroom)

India's big-hitting superstar Suryakumar Yadav after his incredible performances in the recent past has now been announced as the number 1 batter in the T20I format. He jumped over Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan and now has 863 rating points to his name.

Yadav has been in sublime touch during the ongoing T20 World Cup 2022, where he has already amassed 134 runs at a massive average of 67 while striking at 178.67. Further, he has also smacked two fifties from the three matches he has played so far.

Surya made his debut at the age of 30 in March, 2021 when he hooked his very first delivery in International cricket against Jofra Archer for six. Before the game against Bangladesh, he has scored a total of 1179 runs at 40.66 in T20I career while hitting at the strike rate of 177.03.

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