ICC T20I Rankings: Suryakumar Yadav Still On Top; Rinku Singh rises 46 Places.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) T20I rankings have recently been dominated by Indian players, highlighting the team’s consistent excellence in the shortest format of the game. As of today, December 14th, 2023, four Indian players occupy the top five positions in the batting rankings, while three are among the top five bowlers.

Suryakumar Yadav maintains top spot:

Suryakumar Yadav, affectionately known as SKY, continues to dominate the T20I batting rankings. He remains at the top of the pile with 865 rating points, a 10-point increase from his previous ranking. His consistent performance throughout the year has cemented his position as the best T20I batsman in the world.

Rinku Singh makes a meteoric rise:

Rinku Singh’s performance in the second T20I against South Africa has been rewarded with a massive jump in the rankings. He has climbed 46 places to reach the 59th position with 464 rating points. This is a remarkable achievement for the young batsman, who has only recently made his debut for the Indian team.

Both players shine in South Africa series:

Both Suryakumar Yadav and Rinku Singh played key roles in India’s T20I series win over South Africa. Suryakumar scored a blistering 56 runs off just 36 deliveries in the second T20I, while Rinku played a crucial knock of 68 runs off 39 balls in the same match.

India retains top spot in team rankings:

The Indian cricket team continues to hold the top spot in the ICC T20I team rankings. They are followed by England, Pakistan, Australia, and New Zealand.

Other notable movements in the rankings:

  • Mohammad Rizwan of Pakistan remains at the second spot in the batting rankings with 787 rating points.
  • Babar Azam of Pakistan has dropped one place to third with 778 rating points.
  • Aiden Markram of South Africa has climbed three places to fourth with 774 rating points.
  • Glenn Maxwell of Australia has dropped four places to fifth with 768 rating points.

ICC T20I Rankings as of December 13, 2023:


  1. Suryakumar Yadav (India) – 865 rating points
  2. Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan) – 787 rating points
  3. Babar Azam (Pakistan) – 778 rating points
  4. Aiden Markram (South Africa) – 774 rating points
  5. Glenn Maxwell (Australia) – 768 rating points


  1. Rashid Khan (Afghanistan) – 790 rating points
  2. Tabraiz Shamsi (South Africa) – 754 rating points
  3. Adil Rashid (England) – 747 rating points
  4. Josh Hazlewood (Australia) – 745 rating points
  5. Adam Zampa (Australia) – 738 rating points


  1. India – 272 rating points
  2. England – 268 rating points
  3. Pakistan – 264 rating points
  4. Australia – 262 rating points
  5. New Zealand – 260 rating points

The latest ICC T20I rankings reflect the current state of the game, with India and Pakistan dominating the rankings in both batting and bowling. It will be interesting to see how the rankings change in the coming months as the T20 World Cup approaches.

DISCLAIMER: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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