Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan on Wednesday made his maiden entry into the top-10 of the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings after a player of the series performance in Zimbabwe that helped his team prevail 2-1.
The 28-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman’s unbeaten knocks of 82 and 91 in the first and third matches helped him gain five slots to reach 10th position, overtaking the likes of England captain Eoin Morgan and India opener Rohit Sharma.
Rizwan is the second-highest ranked Pakistan batsman in the list, only behind captain Babar Azam, who is now in third place. India batters Virat Kohli and KL Rahul have held on to their fifth and seventh spots respectively in the T20I rankings.
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Fast bowlers Haris Rauf (up to 17 places to 21st) and Mohammad Hasnain (up to 52 places to joint-65th) are the other Pakistan players to gain in the latest…