India captain Virat Kohli gained one spot to take the sixth spot, while opener KL Rahul maintained his second position in the latest ICC T20 International rankings for batsmen issued on Wednesday. With 816 rating points, Rahul is behind England’s Dawid Malan (915) who retained his top spot, while Kohli has 697 points. Also Read - IPL 2021 Match Report, MI vs SRH: Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult Guide Mumbai Indians to 13-Run Win Over Sunrisers Hyderabad

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam (801) moved up one place to third while Australia’s white-ball captain Aaron Finch (788) slipped to fourth place. South Africa’s Van der Dussen (700) also moved up a place to be fifth in the list. Also Read - IPL 2021: Mohammed Siraj And Harshal Patel Have Got Outstanding Skill Sets - Kyle Jamieson

Players from New Zealand and Australia have made significant gains in the rankings updated after the first two matches of the ongoing series between the two sides. Also Read - T20 World Cup Preparations are on Right Track: Babar Azam

New Zealand left-hander Devon Conway Conway’s 99 not out in the Christchurch opener helped him gain 46 spots and reach 17th position after just eight matches, while opener Martin Guptill gained three slots to reach 11th position after his knock of 97 in Dunedin.

For Australia, Marcus Stoinis gained 77 places to be at 110th position while Matthew Wade moved to 118th spot.

Among the bowlers, there has been no change in the top five with Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan leading the chart with 736 points.

South African Tabraiz Shamsi (733), Afghanistan’s Mujeeb Ur Rahman (730), England’s Adil Rashid (700) and Australia’s Adam Zampa (676) all held their position in the top five.

No Indian featured in the top-10 among bowlers.

New Zealand’s Tim Southee (up one place to sixth), Mitchell Santner (up two places to seventh), Ish Sodhi (up three places to 11th) and Trent Boult (up 24 places to 49th) also progressed in the bowlers’ list.

Australia’s Jhye Richardson has re-entered the list at 115th.