Time and again Kuldeep Yadav has proven his mettle by claiming wickets on the toughest of conditions. The recently concluded three-match T20I series was no different. The Indian chinaman finished the series claiming four wickets and with this has jumped 20 spots in the latest ICC T20I Rankings to be in the top five for the first time in his career. Yadav is placed on number three with a career-high of 714 points in his kitty. The ICC announced the latest ranking on Twitter a while ago. India vs Australia, 3rd T20I 2018, Video Highlights: Virat Kohli's Knock Hands IND 6-wicket Win vs Australia, Levels Series 1-1.
Australia’s Adam Zampa is also amongst the Top five bowlers after jumping 17 places. He is placed on number 5 with 670 points in his kitty. “Kuldeep Yadav makes it to top 5 bowlers in ICC T20I rankings for the first time in career,” read the tweet shared by the official account of the International Cricket Council. Shikhar Dhawan Celebrates Man of the Series Award in a Unique Way, Lifts a Boy and Does a Thigh-Five; Watch Video.
BREAKING: New entrants into the top five of @MRFWorldwide ICC T20I Bowlers Rankings – Kuldeep Yadav and Adam Zampa!
— ICC (@ICC) November 26, 2018
India Jasprit Bumrah is out of the top 20 list and is now on number 21 after being edged out by England’s Chris Jordan. Yuzvendra Chahal has slipped down by seven places and is now on number 11. Shikhar Dhawan who picked up the Man of the Series Award for his blistering knocks during the T20Is, has jumped five places and is on number 11 with 681 points. Dhawan scored 76 runs in the first match and made 41 in the third T20I. The second T20I was washed away due to rain in Melbourne. Rohit Sharma continues to be on number nine with 689 points.