K. L. Rahul retained his third position in the ICC men’s T20I player rankings for batsmen released on Wednesday.
Rahul and Virat Kohli – who climbed up a position to take the seventh spot – are the only two Indians to feature in the top-10 in all three categories – batsmen, bowlers and all-rounders. With 816 points, Rahul is behind Dawid Malan (915) and Babar Azam (820) in the list, while Kohli has 697 points in his kitty.
Kohli is ranked inside top-10 in all the three formats; he occupies the top position in ODI rankings for batsmen and the second place among Test batsmen.
Career-best ranking spots
Among others, New Zealand opener Tim Seifert and fast bowler Tim Southee reached their career-best positions after having played important roles in the 2-1 series win over Pakistan.
Seifert advanced 24 slots to ninth, after a fine run in the home series saw him top the aggregate with 176…