Another feather in the cap of Pakistani skipper Babar Azam

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Another feather in the cap of Pakistani skipper Babar Azam

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Cricketer Babar Azam continues to be the number one ranked T20 batsman in International Cricket Council ICC Ranking.

Babar Azam is at the top of the rankings with 869 points.

Mohammad Hafeez and Shaheen Shah Afridi have made impressive gains in the latest ICC T20I Player Rankings following stellar performances in the just-concluded series against England, which ended in an exciting 1-1 draw.

Hafeez scored 69 and 86 not out to not only walk away with the player of the series award but also earned a jump of 27 places, which has helped him to return to the top-50. He is now ranked 44th and Pakistan’s third highest-ranked batsman after Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman.

Fakhar has slipped two places to 23rd following knocks of 36 and one, while Haider Ali, new kid on the block, has entered in 747th position in rankings which includes players from all 104 ICC Members.

Shoaib Malik, who batted in the second T20I scoring 14, has dropped six places to 49th while Iftikhar Ahmed has plummeted 14 places to 94th.