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Babar Azam tops ICC T20 ranking while Shadab climbs to No.2

Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has once again secured the top spot in the ICC T20I international batsmen rankings, while spinner Shadab Khan has rocketed to number two in the bowlers rankings.

According to the latest rankings updated as of April 3, 2018, Babar Azam (881 points) has displaced New Zealand’s Colin Munro from the number one spot following a spectacular batting display in the three-match T20I series against West Indies in Karachi.

Shadab Khan, who took 5 wickets in the recently-concluded Windies series, has edged past India’s Yuzvendra Chahal to claim the number two place with 733 points. He is now behind Afghanistan’s leg-spinner Rashid Khan, who is at number one.

In the ODI rankings (as of March 25, 2018), Babar Azam is also the highest-ranked Pakistan batsman at number five.

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