Indian medium pacer Jasprit Bumrah impressive show in series against Zimbabwe lifted him to a career-best second spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 International rankings released here on Thursday.
Jasprit Bumrah has occupied the second spot in the latest T20I rankings.
Jasprit Bumrah has impressed one and all since making his international debut against Australia in January this year. His ability to bowl yorkers at a good pace have made him an integral part of the team. Placed eighth before this, he took a six-rung leap, surpassing his teammate Ravichandran Ashwin as the highest ranked Indian bowler in the list.
Jasprit Bumrah has jumped 6 places to but is still 46 points behind Badree. Meanwhile, Team India premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who was rested for the tour, has slipped four places and is now on the seventh spot. South African spinner Imran Tahir is third on the list with 740 points followed by Caribbean Sunil Narine. Among other Indian bowlers, Ravindra Jadeja has slipped to the 19th spot while veteran Indian speedster Ashish Nehra is 20th on the list.
Jasprit Bumrah has leaped 6 places to second in the MRF Tyre ICC Bowling Rankings after strong performances vs Zim pic.twitter.com/DXomOXBdLk
— ICC (@ICC) June 24, 2016
In the team rankings, India missed the chance to occupy the first spot despite beating Zimbabwe by 2-1 in the 3-match T20 series.