Team India completed a memorable whitewash in the recently-concluded T20I series against New Zealand following which the players have witnessed a significant rise in the ICC T20I rankings. KL Rahul, who was the man of the series in the T20Is, has jumped to the second spot. Having scored 224 runs from 5 matches, he now has 823 points to his name. Pakistan’s Babar Azam leads the T20I batting rankings with 879 points. Rahul registered scores of 56, 57 not out, 27, 39 and 45 in the five matches.
Indian captain Virat Kohli jumped five places to enter the Top 10 of ICC T20I rankings for batsmen. With 685 points, he is just behind vice-captain Rohit Sharma. Kohli smashed 70 not out in only 29 balls as India beat West Indies 2-1 to clinch the three-match series at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.